This lesson uses reporting by Tracey Eaton and Rachel Southmayd to support student understanding around the state of relations between the US and Cuba.
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The following land rights lesson plan focuses on how journalist Chris Arsenault used different mediums to emphasize different points while reporting on land rights in Mali.
Students identify how contrasting arguments are presented in articles about native Amazonian populations in Peru. Students will also reflect on a country's responsibility to its native communities.
Students will develop a proposal for the Punjab and Kashmir governments in India to help prevent and eventually eliminate the heroin epidemic.
Students will be able to identify the largest problems facing refugees and construct a campaign to spread the word about how to offer solutions and aid to refugees.
Students analyze reporting about food waste in D.C. and South Korea. They then create their own media plans on reporting food waste issues in their communities.
Students will learn about the effects of burning coal in Poland and apply their analyses of the articles to create a presentation that they feel will best support advocacy for coal regulation.
Students learn about the impact of finding oil in Kenya and apply what they learned to a presentation advocating for, or protesting against, hypothetical drilling for oil in their own communities.
Using multiple reporting projects from our Climate Change Gateway, this lesson explores the responses of various communities worldwide to a changing climate....
Students will evaluate the advantages and disadvantages of using different mediums to inform people about the impact of ocean acidification in the Pacific Northwest.