SyriaTeachers' Edition: Grades 3-6 (Lesson Plans)
Duration: two (2) double-blocks (middle and high school), four (4) class periods (elementary school)
Goal: Students will understand the decision-making process behind foreign intervention in the domestic affairs of countries experiencing political upheaval.
Objective: Students will learn how decisions to intervene in the internal affairs of another state are arrived at by the international community.
Essential Question: When is intervention in the affairs of another country warranted?
Common Core Standards Met: CCR English Language Arts Standards 7-10
21st-Century Skills Employed: Global Awareness
Student’s name: _________________________________________________________
Oral Presentation/Debate Grading Rubric
General presentation (fluidity, organization)
Excellent = 5
Creativity, Originality, and Effort (strength of argument, persuasiveness, collaboration with others)
Exceptional = 5
Applied Knowledge (use of material and concepts learned)
Solid application of learned material = 5
Comprehension (understanding of topic/assignment)
Excellent comprehension = 5
Grade Scale: 5 (A), 4 (B), 3 (C), 2 (D), 1 (F)
Non-tech: butcher paper, colored pens and/or pencils; computer access to Internet and Google suite (Google docs)
sanctions: restrictions on trade and finance designed to punish a country for misbehavior
political dissent: open voicing of views that differ from those of the government
international community: all the nations of the world working together
Syria teaching resources at PBS Newshour
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