How To Save a Life

Students examine their own beliefs about the morality of capital punishment through a "where you stand" activity. They explore economic arguments about the costs, benefits and morality of capital punishments by reading and discussing the article "Does Death Penalty Save Lives? A New Debate." They assume the identities of prominent economists and debate about the costs, benefits and morality of capital punishment in a roundtable discussion.

6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
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