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Students investigate history of domestic terrorism in six European countries; they analyze and write about differences between terrorist acts planned and committed by a country's citizens and those planned by groups or individuals outside of that country.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 23 Downloads
Terrorism: How Have Other Countries Handled It? How Should We?
Students explore the questions of security. In this terrorism lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the details of methods countries have used to combat terrorism. Students respond to discussion questions pertaining to the lecture and participate in an activity.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 17 Downloads
What is Terrorism?
Spark what's sure to be an interesting discussion in your classroom by introducing the topic of terrorism. Consider the meaning of the word terrorism and examine the associated connotations with a brief introductory reading. With your class, discuss definitions of terrorism and read scenarios to determine which ones constitute terrorism or simply "acts of force.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 68 Downloads
America Responds to Terrorism: How Youth Can Help
Students explore the opportunity to educate others. In this response to terrorism lesson, students explore 12 service learning opportunities that they may choose to implement in order to take positive action in response to terrorism.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
India: Is Terrorism Hurting the Economy?
Young scholars investigate the effect of terrorism on the Indian economy. They conduct research on terrorist activity in India, create a timeline, and participate in a summit between Indian and Pakistan.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
New Review One Man’s Terrorist…Another Man’s Freedom Fighter
Why is there no universal definition for terrorism? What tactics and objectives do terrorist groups share? Through an engaging and collaborative activity, as well as using rich informational texts and guided notes, lead your class members through an examination of the history of terrorism, as well as an analysis of major terrorist groups that exist today.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Terrorism: How Should We Respond?
Students explore the effects of terrorism. In this global issues lesson, students research 4 policies that the United States could institute to combat terrorism. Students participate in a simulation to determine the policy that would best benefit the United States.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 37 Downloads
Making Sense of Jihad vs. Hirabah (Terrorism)
Help your learners define jihad in its literal and applied meanings, as a principle and as an institution. Describe legitimate conduct of war according to Islamic law and differentiate between rebellion (baghy) and terrorism (hirabah) according to Muslim jurists.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 7 Downloads
Bio-terrorism: Danger under the Microscope
Students use videos, books, comic books, games, workbooks, internet, and other research tools to research bio-terrorism. In this bio-terrorism lesson plan, students research bio-terrorism and understand the biological agents use for it and how it is spread and the symptoms and treatments.
9th - 12th Science 6 Views 9 Downloads
Terrorism: What's in a Word?
Students read selected articles and discuss various definitions of terrorism. They create a chekclist of their definitions. Students listen as the teacher reads several scenarios aloud and decide if the incident would count as terrorism. They discuss the impact of the term "terrorism" and reasons it could be an effective political tool to accuse your opponent of being a terrorist.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
The Reign of Terror
In this French Revolution worksheet, students delve into the Reign of Terror as they write an essay about Robespierre and complete 7 short answer questions in order to explain what happened in France following the execution of King Louis.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 73 Downloads