Understanding Human Nature in order to understand the concept of Terrorism.
Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:
By the end of this three week unit students will be able to clearly and concisely state in writing the impact terrorism has had on global connections and national culture with specific citations.
*Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal written with this downloadable guide -> SmartGoals Template for Educators
Students will be analyzing themselves, then groups they identify with, characteristics (positive and negative) of these groups, and then participate in an analysis of “Us v Them”.
*Lesson objective written with this downloadable guide -> Writing Learning Objectives Guide
Prejudice; partisanship; provincialism; herd instinct; Psychological Needs; Self-Actualization; Al Qaeda; Fundamentalist; Jihad; Jihadist; Qur’an; Osama Bin Laden; Skinhead; Terrorist
Go to M.Socrative.com and enter room “A89559b4”.
Results -> *pending*
Yesterday we ended with you creating a google doc entitled “Analyzing Osama: Why People Turn to Terror – Period 3 – Your Name”. In this document you will be analyzing Osama Bin Laden, using Maslow’s and Erickson’s charts, in five paragraphs and identify the factors that made him turn to a life of terror.
Video -> “I Knew Bin Laden” Documentary
BBC Article -> Who is Osama Bin Laden?
Behavioral Analysis Resources:
Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs
Erickson’s Eight Stages of Human Development