I Am An Eyewitness

 USC Shoah Foundation
Grade Level:
  9 -  10
Estimated completion time:
 3 hour(s)
Standards Addressed:
 Common Core, ISTE NETS
Subject Area:
 History, Civics & Government, Genocide Studies, Humanities, Media & Digital Literacy, World History, Character Education, Social Studies, Armenian Genocide

This activity allows students to explore the contributions that eyewitnesses make to the historical record. Students will explore the testimonies of those who witnessed genocide first hand as well as other types of witnesses. They will consider how such accounts contribute to understanding history and how such primary sources contribute to historical understanding. The activity draws on the specific experiences of the Armenian Genocide.

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