Students analyze cholera mapping, identify community health concerns, and create plans for their own publicity campaigns informing community members of current community health concerns.
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In the following global affairs lesson plan, students analyze how an author utilizes diverse and conflicting viewpoints to communicate the Iranian perspective of U.S. sanctions.
In the following global affairs lesson plan, students demonstrate understanding of current events in Saudi Arabia by providing objective summaries of three texts from journalist Caryle Murphy.
Students analyze how an author structures articles in different ways to report on malnutrition. The articles come from the project “1,000 Days: To save women, children and the world” by Roger Thurow.
Students will analyze how authors order ideas and emphasize details to report on a global conflict. They will reflect on injustices they have witnessed and write their own reports on local conflicts.
Students will evaluate President Obama’s Food Plan and discuss/debate whether the initiative will be effective or not.
Students will (1) discuss the advantages and disadvantages of using social media and other forms of communication to bolster a movement and (2) create and present a text that promotes an issue.
This lesson draws from a range of projects on food waste, ocean health, global goods and extractives, food insecurity, water and sanitation and more to support student understanding around...
Students will integrate information from multiple news sources in order to explore gender inequality issues around the world.
Students will be able to identify the push and pull factors of Chinese migrant workers, analyze their living conditions in Beijing.
Students will identify the discriminatory nature of Russia’s Anti-Propaganda Law, analyze ways it violates Russian citizens’ constitutional rights, and propose solutions.
India's midday meal program is the largest free lunch school program in the world. Through animation, radio reports and articles, students discover the successes and failures of the program.