This lesson asks the question ‘what is terrorism?’ and ‘what makes a terrorist a terrorist?’ by looking into different forms of terrorism and researching different individuals, they will be able to analyze, discuss and debate the different motivations individuals have for carrying out terrorist acts.
Subject Social Studies — US History, World History
Grade Level Grades 9-12
Resource Type Activity, Handout, Lesson Plan, Presentation
Thank you. This is a great lesson tat really engages learners. We are starting a unit on terrorism and I really like the way you introduced the lesson. Thanks again
Excellent materials for a difficult subject. As an additional resource, teachers may want to read my children's book "Sirius, The Hero Dog of 9/11" to their classes. This book is an integral part of the state-wide 9/11 Education curriculum (grades 4 through 9) of the New Jersey Department of Education since 2009. The complete 32-page book, including 25 child-friendly photographs, appears under my name, Hank Fellows, on my "Share My Lesson" page on this website. A song about "Sirius," as well as three lesson plans also appear on my webpage.
Thank you for a great lesson and activity for our terrorism unit! We've recently added this topic to our units and it's a great way to talk about this topic!
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