Model UN students will continue to study the political, economic, environmental, and historical aspects of the United Nations. Students will prepare for competitions by performing research and leading practice debates to ensure that all delegates are prepared for competition. Students will assist the Advanced MUN students with preparations for the TCCMUN conference by researching topics and creating materials to be released. Model UN students will monitor registration, make country assignments, and maintain a list of participants by region. Students will also draft requests for community sponsors and make arrangements for the hosting responsibilities of TCCMUN. As a part of this international model of United Nations simulations, this class will focus on the following objectives: 1. The student will prepare and present research on key international issues and learn different nation-states' opinions and concerns about those issues. 2. The student will speak persuasively and fluently about a wide variety of important international topics. 3. The student will write high quality, well researched position papers on a variety of subjects. 4. The students will participate in at least two competitive Model United Nations conferences throughout the school year.
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