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Lesson plans, computer labs, persuasive essay assignments, and critical thinking activities on global issues.


  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Current Events
  • Social Studies > Global Awareness
  • Social Studies > Thinking & Problem Solving

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12


global issues global international affairs current events world affairs



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Curriki Rating
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On a scale of 0 to 3

This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2009-06-24.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 3

Reviewer Comments:

This asset provides a link to a teacher’s website that includes very good materials for teaching about global issues. There is a a course outline and expectations, a syllabus, and a series of lessons about high interest current issues. Topics include diversity, population, trade, economic development, and environmental concerns. Each of the lessons include links to relevant information and guide students through a variety of activities. Assignments include writing essays, conducting research, looking at images, and comparing past and current events. The lessons could make up an entire course or they could be integrated into other history courses to reinforce the study of global issues. Also of interest on the site are resources for teaching about American History, Psychology, World Studies, and Street Law.

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