ERIC Number: ED457058
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Around the World in 80 Days--or Less. Grade 9 Lesson. Schools of California Online Resources for Education (SCORE): Connecting California's Classrooms to the World.
In this lesson, student teams role-play policy experts who identify, evaluate, and choose countries that will participate in an international education and assistance program. Students evaluate political, economic, environmental, historical, and geographical issues. Teams will judge which countries should or should not receive aid and recognition. Students are provided with background information, detailed instructions, on-line resources, and reflection questions. The teacher's notes describe the unit's purpose, explain the application of history/social science and information literacy standards, and suggest teaching strategies. (RJC)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Area Studies, Cooperative Learning, Current Events, Geography, Grade 9, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), High Schools, History, Human Geography, Interdisciplinary Approach, Physical Geography, Role Playing, Social Studies, Student Research, World History
Schools of California Online Resources for Education (SCORE), San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, 601 North East Street, San Bernardino, CA 92410-3093. E-mail: email@example.com. For full text: http://score.rims.k12.ca.us.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Students; Teachers
Authoring Institution: San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools, CA.