Students analyze the choices made by individuals in the film The Murder of Emmett Till after building an understanding of the social context of the South in the 1950s.
Students create their own classroom conversation about the dimensions of forgiveness that most speak to and challenge them.
Students build a definition of “propaganda” by exploring various forms and mediums of Nazi propaganda.
Students learn about the challenges Lemkin faced from the international legal community, including its lack of sufficient language to talk about crimes against humanity and civilization.
Students broaden their understanding of the relationship between Scout and Calpurnia by pairing scenes from Harper Lee’s two novels with a historical account from a Southern domestic worker.