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125 resources with the concept peace

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Unit 15: Launching Liberty - Democracy in Liberia

For Teachers 2nd - 12th Standards
While Liberia is named after "liberty," the nation has struggled with political turmoil. It was founded by free African Americans in the 1820s, but has been plagued by civil war and violence in recent decades. Various activities,...
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Hands out For World Peace

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students discuss the meanings of peace and harmony and research how international organizations work to promote peaceful relations between nations. After listing methods to promote peace, students trance their hands in a pattern of...
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Dedicated to Peace: Create a Seal for the Carter Center

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Develop a definition of peace with your class, one that extends beyond "the absence of war." Pupils research the work of Rosalynn and President Jimmy Carter through the Carter Center. They depict the essential elements of the Center's...
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Iraq: War and Peace Activities

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Hold a debate in this critical thinking and persuasion lesson. First, middle schoolers are divided into two teams. They debate the question, "Can a war ever be just?" Each team presents their side and then a vote is held for the most...
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Everyone Needs to Learn to Live in Peace—Primary Grades

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Young scholars create a peaceful classroom. In this classroom behavior instructional activity, learners brainstorm ideas to create a peaceful classroom setting. Young scholars role play conflict resolution strategies.
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Cartoons for the Classroom: Symbolism - Peace

For Students 8th - 12th
In this symbolism learning exercise, students analyze political cartoons about war and peace that utilze symbols. Students then respond to 2 short answer questions.
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Peace and Perspective through Poetry: The Dream of Peace in the Middle East

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use poetry to understand conflict in the Middle East. In this poetry lesson, students read persona poems and use the poetry  and a novel as mentor text to guide their own poem about peace in the Middle East.
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Sticks and Stones

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th
Students explore bullying.  In this character development lesson, students discuss verbal and nonverbal bullying. Using the "sticks and stones" adage, students write a sentence describing a hurtful act on a gray piece of paper, crumple...
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"Tree of Peace": Critical Thinking About Revolution to Global Conflict

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the importance of peace in society.  In this Global History lesson, 10th graders create a common vocabulary for the different elements that exist in a peaceful society.  Students discover the connections between...
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Peace by Piece

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students write children's stories with positive messages. In this service learning lesson, complete the writing process steps to create a picture book that promotes peace.
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Israeli-Palestinian Peace Summit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Summit. In groups, they use the internet to research world leaders and discuss the peace process. To end the lesson, they present their findings along with issues that committees discuss...
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Questions of War and Peace: Using Case Studies to Teach the History of American Foreign Policy

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students read three case studies to focus on how the United States dealt with foreign policy issues. In groups, they read about the decision to drop the atomic bomb, the commitment of troops to Vietnam and wwhether to send troops to...
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For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore through research changes in Japan following A-bomb, discuss how people of all ages can model tolerance and peaceful coexistence, examine Constitution of Japan, and identify its three basic tenants.
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For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and interpret NATO's mission statement. After reading an article, they discover incidents in which NATO has deviated from their original purpose. In groups, they research the opinions of the countries of NATO. They write...
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A World At Peace

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students view a film segment and identify examples of world conflict. They examine why groups fight for control of land or natural resources. They discover ways in which conflict can be avoided.
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Peace Through Our Eyes

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students examine and demonstrate various ways the word peace is demonstrated in different cultures. They discuss why people create signs and symbols for peace, create a personal peace sign, and draw what they think peace looks like.
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Dalai Lama Peace and Conflict Resolution

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore the Dalai Lama teachings on peaceful conflict resolution. They discuss how actions and words affect others. Students sing action songs about peace. They create a stick puppet to enhance discussions about conflict...
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For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students explore the importance of peace and working together when discussing different religions and places where students are not allowed to be together. In this working together lesson plan, students plan a fund raising activity to...
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Philippians 4:6-7

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this tracing worksheet, students trace many sentences in cursive writing that are about peace. Students trace 12 lines total.
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Give Peace A Chance: Nonviolence as a valid strategy for social change

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars analyze how people solve conflicts. In this conflict resolution lesson, students look at Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King's nonviolence movements. They see the reasoning behind nonviolence and how it works. 
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No Path Without Pain

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze the message of John Lennon's "Imagine." In this promoting peace lesson, students complete a cloze activity on the song and discuss its meaning. Students then write their own versions of "Imagine."
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Ahimsa as a Moral Force

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the concept of Ahimsa. In this peace and tolerance lesson, students discuss Gandhi's application of Ahimsa and Satyagrah as they view the motion picture titled, "Gandhi." High schoolers also discuss how effective...
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Gandhi's Salt March, A Simulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Gandhi's Salt March. For this peace and tolerance lesson, students discuss the Salt Tax Levy that was imposed in India. Students then debate how the Indian National Congress should have handled the issue.
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Ahimsa in Writers Workshop

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate nonviolent lifestyles by researching the life of Gandhi.  In this journalism lesson, students define the word ahimsa and how important nonviolence is when solving conflicts.  Students create a timeline of personal...