Author(s)
Annissa Hambouz, The New York Times Learning Network
Javaid Khan, The Bank Street College of Education in New York City

Grades: 6-8, 9-12
Subjects: Geography, Global History, Language Arts, Teaching with The New York Times, Technology
Interdisciplinary Connections

Overview of Lesson Plan:In this lesson, students learn about the November, 2007, emergency rule and crackdown on protesters in Pakistan. They then generate questions to investigate and answer on these events in the style of a New York Times “Backstory” podcast.

Lesson Plan