Lesson Plans: Human Rights and Genocide
Comprehensive 1-Day, 2-Day, and 10-Day Lesson Plans for 10th Grade Public School Teachers. •Includes all supporting material - 209 pages •Fulfills mandated requirements in the History-Social Science Framework for California Public Schools. •Sponsored by the San Francisco Unified School District Office of Curriculum Improvement and Professional Development.
The Armenian Genocide, 1915–1923, A Handbook for Students and Teachers
Published by the Armenian Genocide Resource Center (AGRC) of Northern California
Voices of Survivors CD-ROM
Focusing on the experiences of individual survivors helps to personalize and contextualize the massive numbers of people who perished in the Armenian Genocide as well as other genocides. Numbers like 11 million, 1.5 million, and 800,000 become abstract figures that students accept without much thought. By learning about individual experiences during genocide, students gain a stronger sense of connection to the event—the numbers are humanized.
Set of 5 theme oriented instructional posters
Educational Posters For Teaching About The Armenian Genocide Designed for classroom use, teacher workshops, exhibits and displays. A set of five theme-oriented instructional posters that provide a visual overview of key events related to the Genocide, its prelude, methodology, and aftermath. Each illustrated poster measures 19"x 25" and includes photographs, text, graphics and a chronology, helping students grasp essential components of each theme, and providing teachers a catalyst for further instruction, exploration and study.
The Armenian Genocide
Produced by Atlantis Productions, Inc. Thousand Oaks, California. (1991) 25 minutes - Grades 9-12 The film begins by showing current human rights violation and relates them to other atrocities throughout history. It shows how small violations may lead to genocide, i.e. the extermination of a racial, national, ethnic, or religious group through physical destruction, prevention of births, or forcible transfer of children. The film explains historical events leading up to the Armenian Genocide 1915-1923. Concluding questions generate student discussion and relate historical events to the present.
The Century: The Forgotten Genocide
5 minutes - ABC News with Peter Jennings
Includes lesson plans, web site list, resource list and more
The New York Times and the Armenian Genocide
The lesson allows students to: Discuss the significance of the language used in the articles as it relates to a modern definition of genocide. Comprehend the extent to which American readers/public were aware of the persecution against Armenians by Ottoman rulers. Understand the importance of media in exposing and preventing human rights abuses
An Armenian Journey: From Despair to Hope
A curriculum resource guide and video documentary created by The Genocide Education Project in cooperation with the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities. The Armenian Journey: From Despair to Hope in Rhode Island provides a background to the history of the Armenian Genocide, the effects of the Genocide on subsequent generations, and universalizes the experience for other groups who have found safe haven in the United States. The video and resource guide illustrates and elucidates the continued pain that the enormous crime of genocide and its denial brings, as well as the fortitude of those searching for truth.