This section contains 30 daily lessons. Each one has a specific objective and offers at least three (often more) ways to teach that objective. Lessons include classroom discussions, group and partner activities, in-class handouts, individual writing assignments, at least one homework assignment, class participation exercises and other ways to teach students about the text in a classroom setting. Use some or all of the suggestions provided to work with your students in the classroom and help them understand the text.
Objective: Death squads and juntas. In many Latin and South American countries civil war and coups are a way of life. Often, when one government is overthrown for another, dissenting individuals or their families are hunted down by death squads or juntas, and tortured and sometimes killed. This lesson will look at death squads and juntas.
1) 1. Class discussion. What is a junta? Why are juntas used? Who has...
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