Ghosts of Rwanda
Students participate in watching the film "Ghosts of Rwanda." They are put into a group of seven and assigned to track a specific area of the film. The group then discusses their assigned area of the film answering specific questions.
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Hotel Rwanda Teacher's Guide
Here is the comprehensive, official educator's guide for presenting Hotel Rwanda and the story of the Rwandan genocide in 1994 to a classroom environment. It includes a range of exceptional hands-on or discussion activities, as well as a...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Making Sense of World Conflicts: Corneille - Music of Life
Learners explore the music of Corneille. For this Rwandan conflict lesson, students discuss the genocide that occurred in the nation and analyze the music of Corneille, a Rwandan native. Learners also read about Corneille's life and...
9th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
A Toolbox for Preventing Genocide
Students explore the implications of genocide. In this genocide lesson, students reflect on the response of America to genocide in Armenia, Rwanda, and Darfur. Students consider how to prevent the loss of human life through genocide.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Ghosts of Rwanda: Reconciliation and Reparations
Students examine a specific case of genocide participation in Rwanda. Working in groups, they simulate the courtroom drama, from the positions of victim, perpetrator, and court monitor. They conclude by writing essays on the...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Questions of War and Peace: Using Case Studies to Teach the History of American Foreign Policy
Students read three case studies to focus on how the United States dealt with foreign policy issues. In groups, they read about the decision to drop the atomic bomb, the commitment of troops to Vietnam and wwhether to send troops to...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History