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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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PPT
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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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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: 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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Close Up Foundation

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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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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Interactive
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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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Lesson Planet Article
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UN-derstanding the United Nations

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Use these interesting facts as a springboard for a culturally and globally diverse classroom discussion on the United Nations.
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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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National First Ladies' Library

Forming a League of Nations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify and research the original language as composed by Woodrow Wilson in his League of Nations. Then they identify and describe the revisions of the original League of Nations as the United Nations was created. Students also...
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Worksheet
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United Nations Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this United Nations Day instructional activity, 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...
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Music Around the World: United Nations Week

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students discover the United Nations through the use of musical examples and performance. This two day lesson plan requires two forty-five minute sections and delivers information about different cultures around the world. Emphasis is...
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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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The United Nations

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students are introduced to the role of the United Nations. Using the internet, they research its history and its influence on politics and peace. In groups, they create a timeline of significant United Nations conventions since World...
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National Endowment for the Humanities

American Diplocmacy in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The end of World War II saw the world deeply changed over the last few years. Four thorough lessons explore post-war Europe, America, and Asia through reading assignments and discussion questions about the Grand Alliance and the signing...
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PPT
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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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Lesson Planet Article
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Bring United Nations Day to School

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Ideas to honor the mission of the 193-nation-strong organization that fosters peace, sustainability, and human rights around the world.
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National Endowment for the Humanities

Lesson 2 James Madison: The Second National Bank—Powers Not Specified in the Constitution

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How much power is too much power for the federal government? Scholars use primary documents and constitutional research in groups to analyze the creation of the Second National Bank under James Madison. This is the second lesson of a...
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Carolina K-12

The End of World War II: Pearl Harbor, Japanese Internment Camps, and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 8th 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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League of Nations

For Teachers 9th - 10th
What is the League of Nations, when did it begin, and what is it's purpose? Young political minds can explore the answers to these questions through political cartoon analysis. Included are several political cartoons, an analysis...
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National Geographic

Recognizing Native American Perspectives: Thanksgiving and the National Day of Mourning

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Thanksgiving—is it a national celebration or the National Day of Mourning? That depends on the point of view. Young historians analyze a speech written by Wamsutta James that presents a Native American view of Thanksgiving. The lesson...
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Interactive
DocsTeach

A Revolution, a Reaction and a Reform: Getting Ready for National History Day

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Get ready for National History Day! A thought-provoking activity focuses on a hypothetical project for National History Day (NHD). Academics review three primary sources to determine if they would meet the criteria for a NHD project....
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McMUN Model United Nations

For Teachers 10th - 12th
If you have been searching for a plan to run a model U.N. simulation, this plan provides some bare bones for your instructional activity. Scholars break into blocs to research and discuss global issues and come up with collaborative...
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Advocates for Human Rights

The Rights of Immigrants in the United States

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Based on their understanding of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Rights of Migrants in the United States, groups adopt a human rights perspective and analyze media reports to evaluate how the US is addressing the rights...

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