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Our Shared Humanity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ann Shin's award-winning documentary, My Enemy, My Brother introduces viewers to Zahed Haftlang and Najah Aboud, two child soldiers on opposite sides during the Iran-Iraq war. After viewing the film, class members are asked to reflect on...
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U.S. Foreign Policy and the Iran-Contra Affair: Was Oliver North a Patriot, a Pawn, or an Outlaw?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If you had to write a song about Oliver North, would it be a ballad or a dirge? If you had to put him on a trading card, would he be a hero or the bad guy? Young historians decide for themselves after examining documents from the...
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Confronting Third World Nationalism: The United States and the Overthrow of Prime Minister Mossadegh

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Not all rebellions are led by the people. An intriguing lesson plan explores the overthrowing of Iranian Prime Minister Mossadegh by the CIA. Scholars view a series of images and read background information to understand the...
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The Iran Nuclear Deal and Its Critics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What was the purpose of the Iranian Nuclear Deal? An insightful resource explains nuclear tensions in the Middle East and Iranian weapon development that contributed to the Nuclear Deal in 2013. Academics learn the agreement limited...
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On This Day: Iranian Hostage Crisis

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
The history behind the Iranian Revolution and hostage crisis is long and complicated. The hostage crisis directly affected a presidential election, and it played into Cold War fears of a global crisis. Using video clips of an historian...
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Geography Now! Iran

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
It's the world's second largest producer of oil, the largest producer of caviar, and home to numerous ancient and sacred landmarks. Iran—once the hotbed of Islamic conservatism—is also undergoing a cultural shift with a younger...
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Unit 11: Two White Houses - The Iran Hostage Crisis

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What should a president do when enemies take Americans hostage in a foreign revolution? Learners take a look at the dilemma through the eyes of Jimmy Carter during the Iran hostage crisis. Primary sources, analysis worksheets, and...
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The Rise and Fall of the Assyrian Empire

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
An emphasis on constant innovation, efficient administration, and excellent infrastructure was the hallmark of the Assyrian Empire. Introduce viewers to what was considered the first real empire that ruled the Middle East for over 300...
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Iran's Revolutions: Crash Course World History 226

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The 1979 Iranian Revolution changed the identity of Iran, and in many ways, the Middle East as a whole. High schoolers learn more about the Persian region, history, and government in a brief but explanatory video from Crash Course World...
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Modern Iran (1951 - Today)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Introduce your class to the often-mysterious world of Iran in this informative and engaging presentation. With political, social, and religious upheavals, Iran's recent history is a hot topic in recent news - as is its future. After this...
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The Iran Hostage Crisis

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While the Iranian Hostage Crisis was a watershed moment, few history classes take on the complex series of events leading up to it. Using declassified documents, including a hostage's diary, young historians create their own reports to...
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Fascinating Figures: The Middle East from the 20th Century to Present

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the leaders of the Middle East. In this Middle East lesson, students read biographies regarding featured twentieth century leaders of Egypt, Israel, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Libya, Syria, Tunisia, Turkey, and Yemen....
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The U.S. and Iran: Confronting Policy Alternatives

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the relationship between the United States and Iran. In this global issues lesson, students research policy options the U.S. can take regarding Iran's desire to build more nuclear weapons. 
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Iran: 1960-1970

For Students 9th - 10th
High schoolers read a passage outlining changes that occurred in Iran after WWII, particularly the rise of Ayatollah Khomeini. They answer 5 comprehension questions.
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Cold War Hot Spots

For Students 9th - 12th
Vietnam, Korea Cuba, Afghanistan, Iran and Nicaragua were all considered Hot Spots during the Cold war. Groups research one of six countries, locate that country on a world map, define terms, and investigate issues and outcomes....
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Breaking News English: Iran

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Iran worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and more...
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The Whole World is Watching: Iran, 2009

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the impact of social media. In this Iranian election instructional activity, students examine the outcome of the 2009 election and the public protests that followed it. Students determine how citizen journalism informed...
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Still Suspicious?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars read and analyze The New York Times news article "An Assessment Jars a Foreign Policy Debate About Iran." They answer comprehension questions, evaluate both sides of the debate, and write a one page report on the article.
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The Prospect of Democracy in Iran

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate the Iranian presidential election of 2009. In this world affairs lesson plan, students explore the evidence of democratic values in Iran and consider how the public demonstrations following the elections were...
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News Magazine: Special Issue on Iran. (It's about Perspective)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students take on the role of journalists. In this Iran lesson plan, students explore the condition of the country at this point in history and collaborate to create a news magazine that features current events and cultural issues...
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Coup to Revolution: U.S. foreign Policy in Iran

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students read and discuss the Iran country Profile from the CIA World Factbook. They describe the current relationship between the United States and Iran. Students complete additional readings, and answer questions about them. They...
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International Formum on Iran's Nuclear Program

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners are explained that they are going to participate in an international forum to develop a policy addressing Iran's nuclear program. They are divided into six groups of the six countries represented. Pupils develop their policies.
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INTERNATIONAL FORUM ON IRAN'S NUCLEAR PROGRAM

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research Iran and their position on nuclear power.