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North Korea and Nuclear Proliferation Lesson Plans

Students will research the Korean Conflict and write a mock textbook chapter on the topic, examine the controversial issue of Nuclear Proliferation and explore the complex relationship between the United States and North Korea.

View the video Unpredictability makes Kim Jong Un Dangerous by MSNBC

Discussion Guide

 

Lesson Plan 1- Korean Conflict

Objective:  Students will research the Korean Conflict using Global Issues in Context and create a mock textbook chapter explaining the topic fully

 

Lesson Plan 2- Nuclear Proliferation

Objective:  Students will examine the controversial issue of Nuclear Proliferation and complete a worksheet summarizing the pros and cons

Handout Lesson Plan 2- Nuclear Proliferation

 

Lesson Plan 3- International Relations

Objective:   Students will conduct research to learn about the complex relationship and history between the United States and North Korea

 

21st Century Core Content
Economics
History
Government and Civics
Geography

21st Century Themes
Global Awareness
Financial, Economic, Business and Entrepreneurial Literacy
Civic Literacy

21st Century Skills
Think Creatively
Reason Effectively
Make Judgments and Decisions
Solve Problems
Communicate Clearly
Access and Evaluate Information
Use and Manage Information
Analyze Media
Be Flexible
Work Independently
Be Self-directed Learners
Interact Effectively with Others
Produce Results

 
Additional Resources:
Korean War by History.com
Official Webpage of the DPR of Korea
North Korea Issues New Threat to U.S. Base by CNN
Kim Jong-un by the New York Times
Nuclear Proliferation by The Economist

Additional Resources from Global Issues in Context:
North Korea: Nuclear and Missile Programs
North and South Korean Conflict
Nuclear Proliferation
United Nations

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Posted on: May 10, 2013, 9:26 am Category: Lesson Plans and School Projects Tagged with: , , ,

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