The attached activity is a WebQuest about the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. The WebQuest is formatted on Microsoft PPT and uses the film Hotel Rwanda as a way of grabbing student attention. For this activity, students have to complete four assignments all geared towards developing a deeper understanding of what occurred.
Assignment formats are included in the PPT along with rubrics for each, teacher directions and sources. Teachers can use this as a supplemental activity or as a stand alone.
The activities are:
Vocabulary Graphic Organizer (Frayer Model) using the term genocide
KWL concerning decolonization
Problematic situation writing/research activity assuming the role of UN Force Commander Romeo Dellaire
Story Mapping a UNAMIR
Included are also good supplemental resources if students wish to deepen their understanding.
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