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23 reviewed resources for domestic terrorism

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Persuasive Writing Prompts

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Are student athletes under too much pressure to perform? How should countries respond to acts of domestic terrorism?  Should video games be regulated? Never again will you need to worry about coming up with engaging prompts or complete...
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Looking for Answers: Making Sense of the Boston Marathon Bombing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How should America respond to acts of domestic terrorism? What motivates or prompts a terrorist attack? After reading an opinion piece on the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, your learners will critically analyze factors that could have...
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Homegrown Terror

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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India: Is Terrorism Hurting the Economy?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students 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.
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Terrorism, War, and Bush 43

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
It can be difficult to reach and cover the events of the twenty-first century in a United States history course; in such cases, this is a fantastic video to refer to in order to provide a quick synopsis of recent American history, while...
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Safe and Secure: More or Less?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students discuss what they believe to be the state of security of the nation since September 11, 2001. Reading articles on security, they gather insight into new reports on security. They write letters to major newspapers expressing...
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A Balancing Act

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars compare and contrast the response to Pearl Harbor in 1941 and the response to terrorism in the U.S. since Sept. 11, 2001. They conduct Internet research, complete a worksheet, and develop a plan based on their own ideas...
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President George W. Bush 2001 Inaugural Address

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Soon after the world entered the 21st century, George Walker Bush was sworn in as the 43rd president of the United States. With days of inspiration, terrorism, and cooperation ahead of him, President Bush addresses the country with a...
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Search Warranted?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young readers work on evaluating claims in a piece of informational text with the article "In New York, It's Open Bag or Find Exits" from the New York Times. They analyze current search procedures implemented to fight terrorism and...
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White House Havoc

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The president of the United States must be able to keep a cool head in moments of crisis to lead his or nation out of the darkness. A history instructional activity encourages learners to study the ways various presidents have handled...
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Using Torture on Suspected Terrorists

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students asses the ethical, ideological, and political advantages both domestically and internationally. They analyze if it is beneficial to have terrorists share information or not and consider what is fair or unfair punishment for...
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Profiles of International Terrorist Organizations

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners examine what terrorism is, and discuss how to distinguish between domestic and international terrorism. They read U.S. State Department reports, view terrorist groups' profiles, and research countries that sponsor terrorist...
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Dawn of the Revolution to The Reign of Terror

For Students 9th - 12th
What was France like before the Revolution? Set the scene for the French Revolution with an informative PowerPoint presentation that covers the political, economic, and social divisions that led the people to revolt.
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Students’ Response to 9/11—A Documentary Report

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young historians research the devastating attacks of 9/11 and use that information to script their own documentaries. The follow-up activity includes recording the documentary and conducting classmate interviews, 
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The Rosies of the Home Front

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigate the role of women in World War II. In this World War II lesson plan, 10th graders research the achievements of women during the war as they peruse primary and secondary sources. Students write essays that...
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One Man's Freedom Fighter is Another Man's Terrorist

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners role play as advisors to the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence to study all aspects or terrorism. They decide where the next terrorist attack come from and when it occur.
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Policy Issue Report

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Acting as executive agencies preparing reports to present to the public, your learners will use these detailed project guidelines and choose from a wide range of policies (i.e. NAFTA, national health care, Israeli relations, and global...
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Free Speech or Hate Speech?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students see the difference between protected and prohibited speech as guaranteed by the First Amendment. They explain why free speech is essential to a democracy and consider how best to deal with speech they find offensive.
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How Psychology Benefits Society

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do people form their opinions about certain social issues? Scholars research current global issues to find out how psychology plays a role in swaying thoughts. Using blogs, writings, and presentations, they uncover why people think...
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In Trouble in Islamabad

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students create a podcast about a current event in global politics. After reading newspaper articles concerning the state of emergency in Pakistan, students, working in groups, conduct an interview style podcast segment to be edited...
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The Vietnam War (1963-1973) and the Iraq War (2003---): A Comparison

For Teachers 10th - 12th
If you are planning a unit on military history that includes a comparison between the Vietnam War and the Iraq War, this resource may be useful. It lists possible sources for pupils to use to complete the graphic organizer which prepares...
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Liberty Vs. Safety: an American Dilemma

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students study the process of consensus and the value of studying history as we try to craft a more perfect society. They examine President Franklin D. Roosevelt's decision to incarcerate Japanese Americans in the Western United States,...
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the Rights of Detainees At Guantanamo Bay

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students identify the legal issues involved in the case of the detainees being held at Guantanamo Bay and surrounding the existence of the base itself. They explain the clash between civil liberties and national security during wartime.

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