Lesson Plan

Organizations Working for Peace

We're all in this together! Show young scholars that peace is a process and having the support of like-minded people can make it happen. 13th in a series of 15 peace building activities, groups conduct research on a peace organization, then write and perform commercials to communicate their findings.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Does your school have a morning announcement video? Talk to an administrator about adding your class's 30-second commercials to it!
  • Choose peace organizations for student research to focus on a specific region of the world or topic
Classroom Considerations
  • Schedule time in the computer lab or library, so groups can research their peace organizations
  • Provide a list of peace organizations from the US Institute for Peace website
  • Resource gives pupils an understanding of peace efforts on an international scale
  • Great extension activities give you many ways to customize the lesson
  • None