Theme: Conflict

Skill: Find, Evaluate, & Cite Sources


Day 1 - Finding Resources
Objective - Find multiple sources of information and determine which is appropriate for task at hand.
Activity - Library Introduction
HW - Global Pageflakes Search Worksheet

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Day 2 - Conflict Lesson
Objective - Define and differentiate between different types of conflict. Explore different causes of conflict. Explain how a conflict can escalate or de-escalate.
Activity - Lecture, Group Concensus Activity.
HW - Revised Research Topic, Conflict Resolution Technique Reading & Questions for Day 5.
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Day 3 - Evaluating Resources
Objective - Examine online resources to determine their credibility as a source of information and their appropriateness for a task.
Activity - Library Mini-Lesson
HW - Find a website that elaborates upon/relates to your conflict. Complete "Evaluating Online Information" worksheet.
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Day 4 - Citing Resources
Objective - Use MLA format to correctly cite a variety of sources.
Activity - Use global pageflake to find and cite a variety of sources pertaining to your conflict.
HW - Conflict REsolution REading and Questions for Day 5
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Day 5 - United Nations & International Peacekeeping
Objectives - Review history, goals, structure and function of the UN. Define and discuss peacekeeping. Evaluate the effectiveness of UN.
Activity - Lecture, Jigsaw Reading Activity
HW - Wiki Post (see discussion tab above), Continue research on conflict for informational product.
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Day 6 - Conflict Project
Objective -Use research skills to gain understanding of current global conflict.
Activity - Library research/teacher review (project plan)
HW - Final product due in three days
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Day 7 - Conflict Project
Objective -Create a product that demonstrates understanding of current global conflict
Activity - Product development
HW - Final product due in two days

Day 8 - Conflict Project
Objective -Finish product that demonstrates understanding of current global conflict.
Activity - Product completion
HW - Final product due tomorrow!

Day 9 - Conflict Presentations
Objectives - Gain understanding of conflicts occurring around the globe.
Activity - Presentations, Active Listening Activity


Day 10 - Finish presentations and wrap up theme
Objectives - Form own ideas about conflict and conflict resolution. Consider actions various groups may take to end conflict. Reflect on unit learning and structure.
Activities - Review and reflection paper.
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