Current Affairs Teacher Resources
Make history relevant and keep your class informed about important things happening in the world today. Help learners read primary and news sources with a critical eye for bias and detail, and consider possible solutions for issues facing the modern world.
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Simulation on The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
9th - Higher Ed
How do you solve a conflict that's been around for so many years? Scholars discover the viewpoints of stakeholders in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict during an emotionally charged simulation. A facilitator moderates discussions between...
Conflict in Israel and Palestine: Crash Course World History 223
13 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The pupils in your class have never known a time without constant conflict between the countries in the Middle East. An informative video from Crash Course World History covers the history of the Israeli/Palestine situation, the battle...
Vantage Point: Multiple Perspective
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Explore current events through multiple lenses by comparing social media coverage with a national news article. Although you can easily apply this to a more recent event, this analysis focuses on the 2012 shooting in Aurora, CO. Learners...
Cartoons for the Classroom: Sarcasm, Irony, and Satire
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Satire, sarcasm, or irony? Editorial cartoons have long been the tool artists use to express their opinions about politics and politicians. Kevin "Kai" Kallaugher's four-panel cartoon offers readers an opportunity to examine how he uses...
Cartoons for the Classroom: Joseph Wilson Accuses the President
9th - 12th
Get a fun discussion going with this current events learning exercise, which has scholars analyzing 2 political cartoons about an incident in 2009, when Congressman Joseph Wilson accused President Barack Obama of lying during a speech....