Essays and Discussions
Suggestions for essay 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 Regions of the World unit can be used to fulfill social studies standards for 10 states.
Comparing and Contrasting
In this lesson plan, students will use a graphic organizer to compare and contrast Northeast Asia and Southeast Asia across a variety of categories, also noting exceptions to general trends.
In this lesson plan, students will assume the role of advisor to the leader of an East Asian country, read a scenario, and make a policy recommendation.
In this lesson plan, students will research the population growth or decline of East Asian countries as well as the population growth or decline of their own country. They will then create an infographic that illustrates and compares their findings.
A detailed examination of China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea, complete with maps and photos and interviews with American naval aviators who are responsible for patrolling the area.