Lesson 6: Truth Commissions

LESSON 6: TRUTH COMMISSIONS

Goal: To gain a general understanding of the function of an international truth commission.

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Activity 6.1: What are Truth and Reconciliation Commissions?

Meets MN social studies standards: 7.1.1.1.1, 7.1.3.6.1,  8.4.3.14.1, 8.4.3.14.5, 9.1.5.11.2 , 9.4.3.14.2

Partially meets MN social studies standards: 7.4.4.23.2, 8.1.5.12.1, 8.4.3.14.8

Meets ELA for the social studies standards: Gr. 6-8, Standards 1, 4; Gr. 9-10, Standards 1, 4; Gr. 11-12, Standard 1

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Activity 6.2: Truth and Reconciliation Commission Role Play

Meets MN social studies standards: 7.1.1.1.1, 7.1.3.6.1, 8.1.1.1.1, 8.4.3.14.1, 9.1.1.1.1, 9.4.3.14.2

Meets no ELA for the social studies standards.