Essays and Discussions
Suggestions for essay and discussion topics that enable students to dive deeper into the material found in the module and conduct their own research and analysis.
Free classroom simulations of either the U.S. National Security Council (NSC) or the UN Security Council.
Classroom Reading List
Supplemental readings and other resources to help students explore a full range of issues and debates related to the module materials. The list offers readings well suited to a wide variety of students.
See how the Global Era Issues unit can be used to fulfill social studies standards for 13 states.
Trade Agreement Game
In this lesson plan, students will simulate trading under different kinds of trade rules and then reflect on the advantages and disadvantages of each set of rules.
Manufacturing Role Play
In this lesson plan, students will consider the case of an imaginary company deciding whether to manufacture clothing in the United States or Vietnam, looking at advantages and disadvantages from five different points of view.
Critical terms related to trade.