Personal Views and Responsibility

Author:
 USC Shoah Foundation
Grade Level:
  9 -  10
Language:
 English
Estimated completion time:
 0.5 hour(s)
Standards Addressed:
 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.1
Subject Area:
 Character Education, History, English Language Arts

Description:
Students will analyze and interpret multiple texts for a deeper understanding of personal responsibility. Students will consider a quote by George Bernard Shaw and will reflect on its meaning by analyzing a clip of testimony from Armenian Genocide survivor, Krikor Guerguerian. To complete this activity, students will decide whether they agree or disagree with Krikor's choice and reflect on how this demonstrates his personal responsibility.

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