Pictures Paint More Than Words: Media’s Influence and Human Atrocities

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will gain a better understanding of conditions that allow genocide to take place and will learn how pictures and the media can influence the public’s perceptions.
Author: 
Jody Leeds
Grade Range: 
8
Duration: 
3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
National Geography Standards: 
6: How culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions