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Imperialism and the Panama Canal



Media literacy and critical thinking lesson analyzing bias in two documentary films about the Panama Canal.

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Relevant Subject Area(s)

Film/Video Arts, US History And Government, Global Studies, Economics, Sociology

Grade Level(s)

Middle School, High School

Media Type(s)

Documentary Film

Author(s)

Chris Sperry & Cyndy Kramer

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Resource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading: History Social Studies (RH), Reading: Informational text (RI), Speaking and Listening (SL)