The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting which took the lives of 17 innocent victims inspired more young activists to take up a cause. Academics learn how the March For Our Lives agenda was formed from this tragic event and how they can participate. The engaging resource shares a speech from the founder and his efforts to prevent further tragedies in schools.
- Compare the March For Our Lives Rally to other political movements
- Have pupils write short essays on ways they can help to prevent school shootings
- A free C-SPAN Classroom account is required to access the material, or use the following login credentials: Username: students, Password: C-SPANCLASSROOM
- The topic of mass shooting may be sensitive for some learners
- Content is relevant to high school learners
- Provides an opportunity to discuss the Second Amendment and gun violence