Lesson Plans – United Nations

Fundamental Freedoms: Eleanor Roosevelt and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Source: Facing History and Ourselves
Primary documents, connecting questions to stimulate discussion, photographs, maps, political cartoons.
Grade Level: high school

The United Nations: Challenges and Change

Source: The Choices Program
A full curriculum that introduces the debates about the role of the UN in the world, including trying to end civil wars, enact environmental regulation, and coordinate efforts to alleviate poverty. Explores how the United States must consider the role it will play within the organization and the role it should have in international affairs.
Grade Level:
high school
Subject Area: social studies, US History