Identity, Respect and Rescue

Author:
 USC Shoah Foundation
Grade Level:
  11 -  12
Language:
 English
Estimated completion time:
 2 hour(s)
Standards Addressed:
 Common Core, ISTE-NETs
Subject Area:
 Character Education, History, English Language Arts, Genocide Studies, Holocaust & Genocide Studies, Media & Digital Literacy

Description:
In this activity, students will consider the role beliefs and values play in the choices people make. They will explore the personal motivations of two rescuers/aid providers from the Holocaust and Genocide against the Tutsi in Rwanda. Then, students will search IWitness and build a video that reflects other rescuer/aid giver motivations and how identity played a role in those choices.

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