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70 resources with the keyterm united nations

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Rights Auction

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
In an engaging activity on universal and unalienable rights, learners work in groups to establish a democratic nation and determine what principles they want to protect to ensure a democratic society. They conduct a "rights auction" in...
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Restructuring the Post War World: 1945-Present

For Teachers 10th - 12th
You have just entered the Cold War Zone, with 96 slides at your disposal. From changes in government in China, The Marshall Plan, and the Iron Curtain, to the Vietnam War and Ronald Regan, this presentation will help you cover it all. A...
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The End of World War II: Pearl Harbor, Japanese Internment Camps, and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
The end of World War II saw major events that would forever change the global landscape and international relations. Using a fantastic PowerPoint presentation and several primary source documents, your learners will discuss the bombing...
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Peacebuilding: Taking Home Lessons Learned in Africa

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners take a closer look at one journalist's work on UN Peacebuilding efforts in four African nations: Sierra Leone, Burundi, Central African Republic, and Guinea Bissau. They collaborate to define peacebuilding and discuss the...
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The Crisis in the Ivory Coast

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Through reading a variety of news articles and other informational texts, learners discover the political turmoil and intense ethnic and religious tensions that envelop the Ivory Coast today. Class members research the historical...
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History of the Cold War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This resource shows video clips and still images while dramatic music blasts in the background. Written commentary is provided, but it moves quickly. While it probably moves too fast for a note-taking guide to accompany it, consider...
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The 'Question of Palestine'

For Students 7th - 10th
New York Times covers hot topics and current events, now you may use those articles to help young people become more aware. Kids read an article regarding the Israeli-Palestinian agreement and the prospect of Palestine joining the UN....
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Writing Exercises: The Role of the United Nations

For Students 7th - 8th
When did the United Nations begin? Have they been successful at keeping peace? And, what is the Declaration of Human Rights? Each of these questions needs a complete and well-thought-out answer, it's up to your class to do the job. Great...
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The United Nations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What does the United Nations do? This highly informative presentation gives learners an overview of the types of jobs, policies, and functions of the UN. Note: This resource is text-heavy and would be most appropriate for children in...
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Life as a Refugee

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Lesson 1 from a Refugees and Human Rights unit is based on the UNHCR video “Working with Refugees.” Pupils gain an understanding of the role the United Nations plays in protecting and assisting refugees worldwide and have an opportunity...
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Post-WWII De-Colonization

For Teachers 9th - 11th
The end of WWII brought big changes around the world, not the least of which occur in the increasingly decolonized continent of Africa. This slideshow details the developing countries of Ghana, Kenya, Congo, Nigeria, and South Africa, to...
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Reform in the Middle East Online Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Give your class the opportunity to take the time to examine their beliefs and misconceptions about American foreign policy in other countries. Learners begin by moving around the room to identify to others whether they agree or disagree...
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Eu, Un, and Commonwealth: Keeping Peace

For Teachers 6th - 9th
What are the UN, the EU, and Commonwealth? Have the class brainstorm all they know about these powerful international organizations. Then have them compare and contrast the ways in which different countries or political groups work. They...
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Remembering the Forgotten War

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the major events and significance of the Korean War, including U.S. involvement in the war. In this World History instructional activity, 9th graders read primary source materials to understand the political,...
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The United Nations: Fifty Years of Keeping the Peace

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the work of the United Nations. In this United Nations instructional activity, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the history of the United Nations. Students respond to discussion questions...
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Children's Rights Around the World

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the articles of the United Nations, Universal Declaration of Human Rights. They review poems, online testimonials, and data to discover how the rights effect their lives in Canada and in other countries. They...
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Children's RIghts Around The World

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the article of the United Nations dealing with the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. They conduct research in order to find information. It is used to conduct a variety of class activities that include writing...
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United Nations: What It Does for Us

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders will understand what the United Nations Organization does and will be able to identify the aims and purposes of the United Nations. They recognize the seven key areas of the Millennium Declaration.
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South American Countries

For Teachers 6th
Economics in South American countries is the focus of this lesson. Learners use Timeliner software to chart financial aid given to South American countries by the United Nations.  
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The Cold War: 1945-1991

For Teachers 8th - 11th
The best part of this presentation about the Cold War is the various pictures, photos, and maps throughout the slides. The timeline of this time period is difficult to follow in the presentation, as well as the details about several main...
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Forest Loss Slows as Asian Nations Plant

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students survey the loss of forests around the world. In this environmental lesson, students read an article that outlines how forests are being lost and government interaction which encourages forests to be rebuilt.  Activities to...
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Mangrove Loss Faster than Land-Based Forests

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars explore the reasons Mangrove forests are in jeopardy.  In this lesson, students read an article that discusses specific facts on Mangrove forests, then complete numerous activities that reinforce the information, such as...
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What the United Nations Does for Us

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the importance of the United Nations. In this United Nations lesson, students discuss the United Nations organization, flag, and emblem. Middle schoolers also discuss and research information on the Millennium...
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Breaking News English: United Nations

For Students 5th - 10th
In this United Nations 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,...