Free Lesson Plans: Choices Program - N. Korea & the Rohingya

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Teaching with the News

North Korea Nuclear Crisis

In this lesson, students will:
    • Understand the current threats of a nuclear crisis between North Korea and the United States.
    • Identify the techniques political cartoonists use to express opinions.
    • Interpret cartoons about North Korea’s nuclear weapons and the U.S. response.
    • Monitor the situation over time using various media sources.
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    Myanmar and the Rohingya
    In this lesson, students will:
    • Learn more about the Rohingya people of Myanmar and the current conflict.
    • Read and analyze personal accounts from numerous Rohingya people about their experiences.
    • Read and analyze excerpts from the Myanmar government’s response to criticism related to the conflict.
    • Discuss the benefits and limitations of different types of sources for understanding this conflict and others.
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