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Lesson Plan on Brave Women

In North Korea, there’s Euna Lee and Laura Ling; convicted and sentenced to 12-years in a NK prison camp. In Iran there’s Neda who was murdered during a peaceful demonstration in Iran. 

Why are these people important for students to learn about? 

Working in schools for over a decade, I’ve learned that educators wait until Women’s History Month to learn about brave women. My thought is, why wait until March? Let’s learn, now. 

Here’s a mini-lesson plan to help students understand the crisis in both North Korea and Iran:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/story/2009/06/09/ST2009060903735.html