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Identify and apply the sociological elements of culture. Apply the elements of culture to a contemporary understanding of North Africa. Utilize scholarly research sources in order to create a reliable product.
Priscilla Chan, 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, Social Studies
Overview of Lesson Plan: In this lesson, students create a country profile on Libya in order to consider the viability of a transition to a democratic government.