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Human Geography: Who Am I?

Jennifer Orjuela

Geography,

Grades 09 through 12,

Themes: art, culture, food, music, religion, taboo |

 

Abstract: By studying culture, students will comprehend the complexities of their own identity. Then they will explore the similarities and differences of other cultures. Students will answer a series of questions to help them better understand who they are. They will then make a collage that best illustrates their culture.

Curriculum Standards: Culture; Time, Continuity and Change; People, Places and Environment; Individual Development and Identity; Science, Technology and Society; Global Connections

Geographic Focus: Asia

Class Periods*: 5

Related Files: Lesson Plan

*based on a 55-minute class period.

 

 

Gaza City Chaos

Jennifer Orjuela

Geography, Social Science Methodology

Grades 09 through 12,

Themes: Israel, Middle East, Palestinian |

 

Abstract: Students will be able to comprehend the current situation in Gaza City. With the assassination of Mussa Arafat, and the pulling out of Israeli troops, students will be up to date with recent issues and new developments.

Curriculum Standards: Culture; Time, Continuity, and Change; People, Places, and Environment; Individuals, Groups, and Institutions; Power, Authority, and Governance; Global Connections

Geographic Focus: Middle East, Israel, Gaza City

Class Periods*: 1

Related Files: Lesson Plan

*based on a 55-minute class period.

 

 

You are what you

Jennifer Orjuela

Geography, Economics

Grades 09 through 12,

 

Abstract: Students will be introduced to agribusiness and its effect on livestock. They will have a concrete comprehension on how commercial farms operate and how they can take personal action.

Curriculum Standards:
Culture Time, Continuity, and Change
People, Places, and Environments

Related Files: Lesson Plan | PowerPoint

 

 

Unveiling Religion

Jennifer Orjuela

Geography,

Grades 09 through 12,

Themes: Israel, Middle East, Palestinian |

 

Abstract: Students will be introduced to both universalizing and ethnic religions of the world. They will critically analyze background information and primary pictures, so they will have a better, understanding of the multiple perspectives of religion.

Curriculum Standards: Culture; Time, Continuity, and Change; People, Places, and Environment; Global Connections

Related Files: Lesson Plan

*based on a 55-minute class period.

 

 

Beauty is in the eye of the beholder

Jennifer Orjuela

Social Science Methodology

Grades 09 through 12,

Themes: Global Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Human Geography

 

Abstract: Students will learn empathy and a more global perspective by reading the Nacirema article and answering guided reading questions

Curriculum Standards: Culture; ; People, Places, and Environment; Individuals, Groups, and Institutions;

Related Files: Lesson Plan

 

 

Home of the free

Jennifer Orjuela

Geography, International Relations

Grades 09 through 12,

Themes: Law Studies and Human Geography

 

Abstract: Students will learn the complexities of immigration, deportation, and current U.S. immigration laws, by researching and playing ICED video game.

Curriculum Standards: People, Places, and Environment; Individuals, Groups, and Institutions; Power, Authority, and Governance; Global Connections

Related Files: Lesson Plan

 

 

How may I be of service?

Jennifer Orjuela

Geography

Grades 09 through 12,

Themes: I |

 

Abstract: Students will grasp the main components of the three service sectors available in MDCs. (More Developed Countries) Students will work in groups to explain and present the sub categories of either primary, secondary, or the tertiary sector to their classmates.

Curriculum Standards: Culture; Time, Continuity, and Change; People, Places, and Environment; Individuals, Groups, and Institutions; Power, Authority, and Governance; Global Connections.

Related Files: Lesson Plan | PowerPoint

 

 

 

Global Schools Project

Global Schools Lesson Plans

Department of Secondary Education

Social Studies Education

 

Lesson Plans

The following links provide entry to the Lesson Plans developed by the Global Schools Project Fellows. Most all of the plans can be infused into middle or high schools social studies courses to provide interdisciplinary, global education perspectives to your students.

Although categorized by the following headings, many of the lesson plans would meet multiple state or NCSS Thematic standards.

Economics

Environment

History

Human Rights

Politics/International Relations

Social Studies General

 

The lesson plans can be downloaded by going to one of the above areas and selecting the plan.

  

 

 

 

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