“systematic use of violence, terror, and intimidation to achieve an end” -Webster’s University Dictionary • “unlawful use of force or violence against persons or property to intimidate or coerce a government…” –FBI What is terrorism?
Is terrorism only limited to foreigners invading our country? • Can terrorism happen between individuals and not just between countries? • Is terrorism limited to only adults? Or can children be involved in terrorist actions? Discussion Questions: Terrorism
Is bullying considered a form of terrorism? What about school shootings? • Do we still have acts of terrorism since the 9/11 incident? • Give examples of terrorism you’ve seen or read about in the media. • Discuss whether these examples are acts of terrorism or something else. Discussion, continued
Introduction Activities • Examining Definitions of Terrorism • Worksheet #1 • Worksheet #2 Activity
List of School Shootings: • http://bit.ly/SchoolShootings Global Security, Terrorism and 9/11 in the Classroom: http://bit.ly/CorvetteMuseum911 Resources
URL for this PPT: info.texasdhhresources.org/9-11