We found 127 resources with the concept terrorism
The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: A Lesson in Perspective
9th - 12th
The geopolitical history of Palestine is fraught with conflict. To provide a perspective of ongoing conflicts, a presentation traces the historical background of the region from the fall of the Ottoman Empire after World War I to the...
Building Evidence-Based Arguments: “What is the virtue of a proportional response?”
9th CCSS: Designed
High schoolers investigate the dilemma of a proportional response with a lesson about the history of terrorism and militant extremists in the United States. As they examine memos from the FBI and speeches from Presidents Bush and Obama,...
September 11, 2001
K - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
The present generation of children were not around when terror struck the Twin Towers on September 11, 2001. With this collection of resources from the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, young people explore the history of the World Trade Centers and discover the impact the events of 9/11 had on Americans and others world-wide. The lessons in the collection are organized and grouped by topic, and are perfect for a week-long study of September 11th. They are even designed to meet Common Core State Standards!
The Heroic Actions of the Passengers of Flight 93
5th - 6th CCSS: Designed
Superman, Spiderman, New York City Firefighters, passengers on Flight 93. As part of a study of the events of 9/11, class members consider the heroic actions of the passengers on Flight 93, and then craft an essay comparing their...
The Destruction and Rebuilding of the World Trade Center
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How did an investigation into the causes of the collapse of the Twin Towers, as a result of the 9/11 attacks, inform the construction of the new 1 World Trade Center? That is the central question of a resource that asks class members...
Islamist Extremism in the Last 20 Years
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The 9/11 assault on the World Trade Center was neither the first nor the last such attack by Islamist extremists. As part of a study or the impact of such events, groups investigate the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, the 2000 attack on...
Malala Yousafzai: A "Normal," Yet Powerful Girl
7th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Introduce your learners to Malala Yousafzai, the young Pakistani activist for female education who publicly stood against the Taliban's actions. This resource includes an article written by NPR on Malala's fascinating story, as well as...
One Man’s Terrorist…Another Man’s Freedom Fighter
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Breaking the Muslim Monolith: Exploring Stereotypes
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Bringing to light our own tendencies to stereotype is a key step toward becoming open-minded and informed members of a world community. Use this rich resource to discuss the harmful effects of stereotyping, as well as to consider the...