ERIC Number: ED240044
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Crossroads: Quality of Life in a Nuclear World. A High School English Curriculum.
French, Dan; And Others
One of a set of high school curricula on nuclear issues, this 10-day unit for English classes informs students of the issues surrounding the nuclear arms race and military spending. Each lesson includes readings, worksheets, and a daily homework assignment and focuses on one of the following activities: discussion, brainstorming, role playing, or problem solving. Topics covered in the 10 lessons are conflict and resolution, countries at war, nuclear powers, Hiroshima and its survivors, limited nuclear war, civil defense preparation, perceptions of national security, tax allocation, and quality of life. A culminating activity explores options open to society for avoiding nuclear war. A bibliography and lists of informational, curricular, and audiovisual materials conclude the packet. (LP)
Descriptors: Budgets, Civil Defense, Conflict Resolution, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Disarmament, Economic Factors, English Instruction, Foreign Countries, Foreign Policy, High Schools, Instructional Materials, International Relations, Learning Activities, National Defense, Nuclear Warfare, Peace, Problem Solving, Quality of Life, Role Playing, Skill Development, Taxes, Units of Study, War, World Problems
Jobs with Peace, 77 Summer St., Room 1111, Boston, MA 02110 ($4.00 per unit, $10.00 per set of three units in English, science, and social studies).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Jobs with Peace, Boston, MA.
Identifiers: Japan (Hiroshima)
Note: For related documents, see SO 015 423-424. Several photographs and resources with small type may not reproduce clearly.