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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Secondary Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 12 instructional activities helps young people develop the five core social and emotional learning competencies identified by CASEL. Videos, slides, activities, games, news articles, and discussions target life skills. In...
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Climate Change in My Backyard: Grades 7-9, Unit 3

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Living things and ecosystems respond to and are affected by climate change. In this collection of four lessons, students learn about how researchers—now and in the past—have used plant lifecycle events to understand climate. Pupils...
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James Madison: From Father of the Constitution to President

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
James Madison, fourth president of the United States serving from 1809-1817, is the focus of a four-lesson collection that provides high schoolers with the information they need to understand why Madison is considered "The Father of the...
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Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: The Genocide of the Armenians

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Used with the PBS film The Armenian Genocide (Two Cats Productions), the eight lessons in this collection teach high schoolers about the Armenian Genocide. Students use primary and secondary sources to research the history of the Ottoman...
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Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Our forefathers worked to create a more perfect nation for us, and the road to democracy was anything but smooth. Add these resources to your unit on the Declaration of Independence and show your young Americans the roots of their...
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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Printable Exhibition

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War is a collection of 13 resources from a printable exhibition curated by the Smithsonian Museum of American History.  Each resource begins with a summary and a table of contents. The resources...
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On This Day: The United Nations Charter

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Established after the devastation of World War II, the United Nations was meant to uphold peace among nations—though the idea isn't without its critics. Using newsreel footage from its establishment and videos of politicians from Eleanor...
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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 lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the history of the United Nations. Students respond to discussion questions pertaining to the...
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United Nations Major Organs

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The United Nations organization handles the world's issues one by one. The question is, who has the authority? Scholars investigate the format behind the UN in the first lesson of an eight-part unit. Graphic organizers, as well as puzzle...
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The Structure of the United Nations

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
How is the United Nations structured? Learn all about it with a video from the Office of War that documents the 1945 United Nations conference, and describes how the United Nations is structured.
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Model United Nations Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine current and past problems and situations affecting the United Nations, and explore life, career, and philosophy of Ralph Bunche, American diplomat and Nobel Peace Prize winner. Students then prepare portfolios to...
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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,...
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Charter of the United Nations

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
The Charter of the United Nations is an amazing document. Here's a resource that offers kids an opportunity to examine this international treaty, to consider its principles, and to evaluate the UN's success in its quest for peace,...
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The United Nations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars come up with conflict resolution strategies dealing with World War II and the history of the United Nations. They read and discuss a handout, define key vocabulary terms, conduct Internet research, summarize UN positions...
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The United Nations

For Students 8th - 12th
In this United Nations worksheet, students respond to 19 fill in the blank questions about the functions of the organization. The PowerPoint presentation is not included.  
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"Virtual" Model United Nations Day

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students identify and analyze that Global Interdependence and Internationalism have become major themes in human activity in the areas of population, environment, the world economy, and the United Nations. Students identify the...
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Unit 5: Human Rights Council

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When is it the responsibility of the world to step in and address a human rights crisis? The final lesson of a six-part United Nations series examines the role of the Human Rights Council. Using the Model UN format, scholars analyze the...
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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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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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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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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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United Nations Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this United Nations Day worksheet, students complete activities such as read the passage, match the phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice fill in, correct the spelling, put text in correct order,...
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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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United Nations General Assembly

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study China and the Chinese occupation of Tibet. They read position summaries/notes of China, Tibet and various foreign nations. Then they roleplay members of United Nations General Assembly and discuss and debate the topic.

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