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Forbidden Faces: Effects of Taliban Rule on Women in Afghanistan

For Teachers 9th Standards
The rule of the Taliban and America's war on terror are major issues in today's international affairs. Help acquaint your learners with the Taliban and its rise to power, dispel common misconceptions, and study the effects of their rule...
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The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Veterans and Their Families

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
As far back as your scholars can remember, their country has been at war. Be sure they understand the various implications of this global conflict by presenting personal stories of veterans who have suffered traumatic brain injury (TBI)...
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Cold War into Guerilla War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the Cold War and the War on Terror. In this American history lesson, students research print and nonprint resources regarding both wars. Student compare the experiences of youth at the time so both the Cold War and War...
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Motivating the Population: Propaganda during World War I

For Teachers 11th Standards
How did the government garner support for World War I? As part of a study of The War to End All Wars, class members analyze propaganda posters from the time and identify the persuasive devises use to generate sympathy and support....
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War, and Peace?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students consider how the war in Iraq has changed life for Iraqis. In this current events lesson, students visit selected websites to investigate how the war has affected the citizens of Iraq and participate in a map skills game.
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Globalization at the Turn of the Millennium

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Current topics, trends, and the way things have changed with the dawning of a globalized society are covered in this resource. The slide show touches on the causes and effects of a global political and economic market, and the emergence...
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Al Qaeda & the Taliban: What threat to the U.S.?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the War on Terror. In this national security lesson, students read articles about the War on Terror and President Obama's foreign policy. Learners respond to discussion questions and debate the presence of U.S. troops...
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Reporting on World War I

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Throughout history, newspapers have reported the events of the day as they unfolded. Using primary and secondary sources from World War I, scholars uncover how the American people learned of the events of the War to End All Wars. History...
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Terrorism, War, and Bush 43

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It can be difficult to reach and cover the events of the twenty-first century in a United States history course; in such cases, this is a fantastic video to refer to in order to provide a quick synopsis of recent American history, while...
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The Effects of World War II on the Homefront

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders discover what the war on the homefront looked like. In this World War II lesson, 7th graders analyze World War II posters to determine how the public was involved in the war effort during World War II. Students discuss...
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Propaganda - 9/11 and the War on Terrorism

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Propaganda is an important topic that most high school social studies teachers address. Here, students compare and contrast methods of public persuasion during WWII with those used in the contemporary War on Terror. Research, discussion,...
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To War or Not to War?

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research and compare the similarities and differences between WWI, WWII and the War on Terror. They discuss and write about the social, economical and political climate prior to and during these conflicts.
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Teenage Assassins and the Outbreak of the First World War

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Shot Heard Round the World—the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand—launched the world into its first global conflict. Scholars explore where nationalism and assassination merge. Through research and role playing, one can see...
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What is Terrorism?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Spark what's sure to be an interesting discussion in your classroom by introducing the topic of terrorism. Consider the meaning of the word terrorism and examine the associated connotations with a brief introductory reading. With your...
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War and Religion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine world conflicts. In this War on Terrorism lesson, students investigate the criteria of just wars and then determine whether the War on Terrorism fits into the category.
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Fire Fight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
While somewhat dated (students write letters to President George W. Bush about the Iraq War), this lesson could be a good way to reinforce rhetorical reading and critical thinking. Students examine information regarding Operation Iraqi...
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The War of the Worlds

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Use this famous story to hook your class on science fiction. Learners read The War of the Worlds, by H.G. Wells, and engage in comprehension activities. They answer questions about prefixes and suffixes, analyze persuasive techniques,...
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“As the War Turns": Exploring the Drama of the Civil War

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
As part of their study of the American Civil War, class groups investigate Civil War casualties, medicine and disease, conscription, prisons, the life of a soldier, and Civil War spies. Then they script and perform a soap opera drama on...
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The Cold War Era 1949-1989: What Really Happened

For Teachers 11th
This novel approach to a discussion of the Cold War can be a way to introduce the topic in your classroom. The presentation is supposed to be played in conjunction with the song "We Didn't Start the Fire" by Billy Joel. It features lists...
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Students’ Response to 9/11—A Documentary Report

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young historians research the devastating attacks of 9/11 and use that information to script their own documentaries. The follow-up activity includes recording the documentary and conducting classmate interviews, 
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The Vietnam War & its Impact on American Society

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Foster discussion in your advanced high school history class with primary sources from the Vietnam War era. After a timeline activity involving manipulatives, pupils get down to business analyzing and categorizing the document set. All...
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Civil War

For Teachers 5th
What a great way to study the main battles of the Civil War! This creative and comprehensive lesson has learners review vocabulary relating to the Civil War, view a slide show, create a flow map of the major events, and create a poster...
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Taming Terrorism

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore different organizations working to stop terrorism. They examine international summits and their recommendations. They participate in a debate about the effectiveness of the measures proposed.
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Addressing Children's Fears About War And Terrorism

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this social studies handout, parents and teachers will receive information and approach tactics to use for student discussion. The information provided gives 11 suggestions to use with children when discussing war and terrorism.

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