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NATO Lesson Plan

Instructor: Tammy Galloway

Tammy teaches business courses at the post-secondary and secondary level and has a master's of business administration in finance.

The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) represents one of the most significant defense agreements in the world. Students will complete a reading activity, learn how NATO has provided much-needed protection, then take a quiz to confirm understanding.

Learning Objectives

After this lesson, students will be able to:

  • define the acronym NATO and other key terms related to the lesson's content
  • explain NATO's purpose
  • identify member countries of NATO
  • discuss employed defense strategies

Length

60 minutes

Curriculum Standards

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RST.11-12.7

Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia) in order to address a question or solve a problem.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.WHST.11-12.2.B

Develop the topic thoroughly by selecting the most significant and relevant facts, extended definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples appropriate to the audience's knowledge of the topic.

Key Terms

  • treaty
  • NATO
  • mutual defense pact
  • collective security agreement

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