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62 reviewed resources for crimes against humanity

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Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: The Genocide of the Armenians

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Used with the PBS film The Armenian Genocide (Two Cats Productions), the eight lessons in this collection teach high schoolers about the Armenian Genocide. Students use primary and secondary sources to research the history of the Ottoman...
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Deconstructing Genocide: The Ultimate Crime Against Humanity

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
There are eight stages of an atrocity known as genocide, and it's important to understand how they are represented so we can fight against it in the future. As young historians watch video clips of ten Jewish Holocaust survivors'...
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Justice After the Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Though there could be no true justice for the horrors of the Holocaust, many of those responsible for crimes against humanity were found guilty in the eyes of the law. Using primary and secondary sources in the 16th installment of a...
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The Crime of the Bystander in the Holocaust

For Teachers Pre-K - 11th Standards
What are the dangers of remaining silent in the face of oppression? Learners analyze how German citizens and many around the world allowed the Nazi dictatorship to execute crimes against humanity.
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The Range of Choices

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine crimes against human rights. In this world history instructional activity, students watch a segment of a video about the Armenian Genocide. Learners reflect on the crimes of the Ottoman government in classroom...
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Islam in the United States: Hate Crimes and Hope

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students state things learned about Muslims in America through a short lecture, an interview, and reading. Using the information learned, they formulate questions to learn more. Students define hate crimes, and how the events of 9/11...
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Reconstruction and the Changing South

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An amazing resource, with images, rich text, and working hyperlinks. It covers one of America's most horrible crimes against humanity, slavery. Thankfully a change took place during the Reconstruction Era. Learn about the laws, key...
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Lessons from the Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In an ultimate lesson about listening to opposing points of view, your young historians read testimony from the Nuremberg Trials by Nazi SS officers regarding their actions during the Holocaust and a brief speech by Himmler to SS...
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Genocide in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students access a variety of websites that explore the Nazi German genocide of Jews in WWII. They view a film, complete a worksheet and write an opinion paper supporting the view to either punish or forgive the perpetrators of crimes...
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Making a Case

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Start the day by sharing opinions about human rights. Then, read "A Defiant Hussein Pleads Not Guilty to Mass Execution" with your middle and high school class. Your pupils research the specific charges in the case against Saddam...
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Analyzing Historical Evidence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine World War I war crimes. In this world history instructional activity, students use primary and secondary sources to research and understand the systematic nature of the Armenian Genocide. High schoolers reflect on...
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Writing Prompt: The Death Penalty

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is the death penalty unjust because it violates the Eighth Amendment of the United States Constitution, "cruel and unusual punishment"? Or is it just a form of permissible capital punishment? After weighting arguments for and against the...
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Raphael Lemkin: Identifying Lemkin's Outrage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine World War I war crimes. In this world history lesson plan, students use primary and secondary sources to research Armenian genocide and the trial of Soghomon Tehlirin.
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Respecting Diversity- The Road to Tolerance

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students use a graphic organizer to find similarities and differences in three religions. In this prejudice lesson, students understand the events leading up to the holocaust. Students understand that people who respected diversity...
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What is Justice After Genocide?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore the meaning and implications of genocide. In this human rights lesson plan, students investigate the Aremenian genocide that took place in Turkey and the subsequent trials of the leader of the genocide held by the...
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American Responses to the Armenian Genocide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine World War I war crimes. In this world history instructional activity, learners use primary and secondary sources to research and understand the action taken by the United States during the Armenian Genocide. Young...
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Scarecrow: A Lesson Against Hate Crimes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze and discuss different types of hate crimes. They listen to and discuss the background behind the song, "Scarecrow" by Melissa Etheridge. They research a hate crime and imagine how the victims must have felt....
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Identity and Belonging

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine World War I war crimes. For this world history activity, high schoolers examine a painting by Ashile Gorky, a refugee from the Armenian genocide. High schoolers interpret the piece of art and discuss its historical...
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We and They, the Armenians in the Ottoman Empire

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine World War I war crimes. For this world history instructional activity, students use primary and secondary sources to research and understand the action taken by the United States during the Armenian Genocide. Learners...
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Emmett Till: Connecting the History of Lynching to The Murder

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Though the murder of Emmett Till shocked 1950's America into turning attention to the racial crimes of the South, it was far from the first time racism had erupted into violence. High schoolers examine the killing in context with the...
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Religions

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students study different religions and factions within the religion. They examine the political agenda of religious factions in civil war zones in Africa, Asia, or Latin America. They investigate high crimes against humanity in the name...
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Mock Tribunal in Action

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Learners role-play as members of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia. They participate as members of the prosecution, defense, and other parties involved with the trial of alleged war criminals.
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The Death Sentence Remains A Question

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Examine the results of recent opinion polls on where people stand on the issue of the death penalty. In groups, middle schoolers examine various cases dealing with this issue and discuss the judgments. They write their own argument for...
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The Case of the Mystery Fish Toxin

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
By following the accompanying lab sheet, groups work together in a simulation of identifying a faux fish venom and administering the appropriate antidote. They read through five, fish profiles, very professional in appearance. They...