the.Globe takes you around the world for a look at people, events, and cultures. Discover how events across the globe can have an impact in your neighborhood at http://www.pbs.org/newshour/thenews/theglobe/. Each segment is accompanied by a lesson plan and transcript which are available for download here.

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Students will understand that the current economic crisis is a "global event" that impacts different nations in similar and different ways. The accompanying video can be found online at http://www.pbs.org/newshour/thenews/theglobe/, it is listed as "Global Wrap 11/18/2008."
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"Global Wrap 11/18/08" Script

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In the aftermath of the G20 Economic Summit, Antonio Neves reports on the events from November 18, 2008 with stories from around the world. The accompanying video can be found online at http://www.pbs.org/newshour/thenews/theglobe/.
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"Learning English in China" Lesson Plans

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Economics Curriculum: Introduces the importance of marketable skills in the global economy. Language Arts Curriculum: Asks students to write an effective online volunteer recruiting brochure for the 2007 Summer Olympic Games in Beijing to recruit top level, young Chinese to serve as tour guides and hosts. The accompanying video can be found online at http://www.pbs.org/newshour/thenews/theglobe/.
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"Learning English in China" Script

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The 2008 Olympics in Beijing lead to millions of Chinese learning English. The accompanying video can be found online at http://www.pbs.org/newshour/thenews/theglobe/.
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"Headscarves: Mosque and State in Turkey" Lesson Plans

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World History Curriculum: Examines gender roles around the world (20th century) and explores what civil rights citizens can expect from a modern democratic government. Langauge Arts/Media Literacy Curriculum: Helps students to consider the source and the source's motives when a news story presents a controversial topic. The accompanying video can be found online at http://www.pbs.org/newshour/thenews/theglobe/.
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"Headscarves: Mosque and State in Turkey" Script

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On the outside, Turkey has a thriving democracy, but there is a debate over laws that ban religious displays in government institutions. The accompanying video can be found online at http://www.pbs.org/newshour/thenews/theglobe/.
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"Balance of Trade" Lesson Plans

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Language Arts Curriculum: Provides an understanding of the Chinese market and leads students through writing a marketing promotion to sell a product in China. Economics Curriculum: Helps students analyze the trade relationship between the U.S. and China.
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"Balance of Trade" Script

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Trade between the United States and China is causing friction as the balance of trade tilts more and more in China's favor. The accompanying video can be found online at http://www.pbs.org/newshour/thenews/theglobe/.
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