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Reviewing Events: Student Assignment Sheet: What Do You Know About Terrorism?


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    Student Assignment Sheets

    Glossary and Identifications

    The Student Assignment Sheets are also available in .pdf format here. You will need Acrobat Reader to open the file.

    Pre-viewing activities:

    1. What do you know about the war on terrorism? On a piece of paper briefly answer the following questions:

    • When did the war start?
    • Who started the war?
    • What goals has President Bush identified for fighting terrorism?
    • What are the sources of your information?
    • What would you like to know more about?

    2. Classroom discussion: As a class what do we know about the war on terrorism? List additional information provided in the classroom discussion to the above questions.

    3. Use the glossary to help clarify the information in the documentary.

    Post-viewing activities:

    1. Classroom discussion: What do you know about the war on terrorism?

    • When did the war start?
    • Who started the war?
    • What goals has President Bush identified for fighting terrorism?
    • What are your sources of information?
    • Has our information changed after watching the documentary? If so, how?
    • Is there only one answer to the above questions?
    • What factors influence how these questions are answered?
    • What would you like to know more about?

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