Unit 19: Waging Peace - The Nobel Peace Prize

This Unit 19: Waging Peace - The Nobel Peace Prize unit also includes:

Who wins the Nobel Peace Prize and why? While the criteria may seem obvious, some warriors for peace, such as Gandhi, have not been winners. The included resources and discussion questions ask learners to consider who gets the award and why. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Ask scholars to consider who should receive the Nobel Peace Prize after reviewing primary sources and other resources included in the materials
  • Engage in extension activities, such as peer mediation techniques - that involve building peace at home
Classroom Considerations

  • 19th and final part of The President's Travels series
Pros

  • A variety of included strategies make the activities adaptable to individual needs
  • Primary source analysis engages participants in authentic documents
Cons

  • Not all the Internet links work
  • Some activities require a visit to Jimmy Carter's presidential library