Subject: Social Studies
Students will consider the nature and history of genocide.
- Students will research an incidence of genocide.
- Students will consider both the intent and actions that lead to
Genocide, extermination, systematic, massacre, indiscriminate
Using classroom material, a library, or the Internet, research and
collect information on genocide in one of these places:
- The Balkans
- The Ukraine
What events led up to the acts of genocide? How many people died?
How were they killed? Who was responsible? How do we know the
perpetratorsí intent was extermination? How did the world respond?
What has happened in the area since then?
Present your information and ideas in a written or oral report to
the class. Try to answer any questions they may have.
- Genocide is systematic extermination and massacre is
indiscriminate killing. Can there be massacres during genocide?
- Do you think Native Americans were victims of genocide? Why or why