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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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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 requires two forty-five minute sections and delivers information about different cultures around the world. Emphasis is on...
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The United Nations

For Students 8th - 12th
In this United Nations activity, 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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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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Model UN Scavenger Hunt

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Have you ever tried to get information online about an organization only to have difficulty understanding the results? Scholars navigate the Internet in a WebQuest to locate information about organizations within the Model United...
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Points and Motions – What Do You Say?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The sixth installment of an eight-part Model UN series discusses the proper procedures for debating a topic on the floor of the United Nations. Class members use terminology and scenarios to learn the correct way to address the...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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South American Countries

For Teachers 6th
Economics in South American countries is the focus of this lesson plan. Learners use Timeliner software to chart financial aid given to South American countries by the United Nations.  
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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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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 activity...
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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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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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The United States Flag as a Symbol

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Though September 11 was the most devastating attack on American soil, it was not the first. Middle schoolers discuss the symbolism of the American flag pulled from the debris at the World Trade Center, and how the flag connects to that...
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Getting to Know Your Country

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Where are you from? What type of customs do you have? Scholars research their assigned nations in the third installment of an eight-part Model United Nations series. They work in pairs uncovering population, economic, and United Nations...
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Global Classrooms Human Rights Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The United Nations often debate and discuss world issues in an attempt to find common ground. The first lesson of a six-part series introduces scholars to the concept of a Model United Nations. They analyze over the course of five units...
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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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League of Nations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An interesting lesson explores the Treaty of Versailles and the creation of the League of Nations to prevent further large scale warfare in World War I. A presentation explains how the United States Congress reacted to the offer to join...

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