Hosting a Diplomatic Reception

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The toasts are written, the table is set: it's time to party! Young scholars use a role-playing activity to go toast to toast. After researching and writing toasts for their allied countries during the modern Age of Empires, individuals court other diplomats during a reception activity. They discover who are the it countries of the time and who might be considered a B-list celebrity.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Have a diplomatic party to celebrate the research done in previous lessons of the unit
  • Adapt toast activity to other content areas
Classroom Considerations
  • Serves as the fifth of a seven-part series on diplomacy 
  • Activity is fun and engaging
  • Role playing includes synthesis and application of content knowledge
  • None
Common Core