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The Rules of Engagement: The Geneva Convention
Students view a video clip about the Geneva Convention. They identify the rules of the Convention and why they were put into place. They examine the conditions of prisoner of war camps from other countries as well.
The Geneva Convention
In this Geneva Convention worksheet, students discover fair war practices. Students read 4 sections of information that include details about the convention and those countries that participated.
Prisoners in Another War
High schoolers examine the role of the Geneva Convention. In this world history lesson, students investigate primary sources that prompt them to consider the evolution of the Geneva Convention.
"Getting Away with Torture?"
Learners discuss what they know about the abuse of Iraqi prisoners at Abu Ghraib. They research policy memos and assess their influence on military personnel. They identify the Geneva Conventions rule on the treatment of prisoners as well.
Prisoners in Another War
Students identify violations of the Geneva Convention in video clips. They discover the role of international bodies in dealing with war crimes. They read primary source documents as well.
Prisoners of war
Students explore the theory of Prisoners of war. Students investigate various human rights issued thru the Geneva Convention. Students relate learned facts to the American troops being killed in Iraqi fighting.
Geneva Convention Wordsearch
In this Geneva Convention word search worksheet, students locate and circle 13 significant names and terms. A word bank is provided.
Geneva Convention Crossword
In this Geneva Convention crossword puzzle worksheet, students use the 8 clues to identify the correct words and names that will solve the crossword puzzle.
Do the Research! Reformist John Calvin Regains Authority in Geneva
In this research worksheet, students learn about John Calvin regaining authority in Geneva. Students find information in books or on the Internet. Students then answer 4 general short essay questions.
Pupils are divided into small groups, they work through questions in their groups. They read the story UK terror suspects to come home. Students are then introduced to the phrases' 'human rights' and Geneva Convention and pupils are asked about their existing knowledge of these events.
Pilgrims and Puritans
With graphic organizers galore, learners will follow the changes of church and state in early colonial America. They look at the differences between the pilgrims and the puritans in terms of beliefs and life ways. Myths and misconceptions are also laid to rest. Could be a handy resource when discussion colonial life.
Students gather a general understanding of terms related to international rules of warfare and human rights, then discuss hypothetical applications of those rules. They write letters expressing their opinion on the current application of these rules.
The Declaration of War Against Japan and Just War Theory
Learners examine the attack on Pearl Harbor and how it changed the history of the United States. After watching a video from "The War", they discuss the characteristics of a "just war" and identify the laws in international warfare. They read FDR's speech declaring war on Japan and discuss how it affected the public.
Crash of Flight 111
Students identify the locations on a map of the airplane crashes discussed in this instructional activity. After watching a video, they discuss the importance of an investigation after a plane crash. They use the same information as the investigators and discover how they determined the cause of the crash. To end the instructional activity, they compare their findings with other groups.
Gallery Scavenger Hunt for U.S. History
In this U. S. historical facts worksheet, students participate in identifying the various leaders being described, identify places described in detail and fill out a map by following the directions given.
World AIDS Day
For this World AIDS Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions, survey, and writing. Students complete 12 activities on World AIDS Day.
In this online interactive reading comprehension activity, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Mary Shelley's Frankenstein. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
For this online interactive world history worksheet, students answer 21 matching questions regarding the Cold War. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
John Calvin and Calvinism
Ninth graders explore selected Internet sites to discover details about the life of John Calvin. In this Reformation lesson, 9th graders follow the steps in the provided Web Quest to locate and record information about Calvin as well as Calvinism.
Students investigate the rights of refugee women to basic human rights and dignity.