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Aim: How did bullying turn into a genocide of the Armenian people by the Ottoman Empire?

DO NOW: Agree or Disagree that something so ordinary could lead to something so extraordinary. Genocide is the most extreme form of the drama known as bullyingone can [clearly] see the path leading from the first scenes of schoolyard bullying to this act of extraordinary evil. (Barbara Coloroso, Extraordinary Evil).

What role does bullying play around the world? What are some examples of bullying on a global scale?

The word "genocide" combines geno-, from the Greek word for race or tribe, with -cide, derived from the Latin word for killing.

Word Map For: Genocide


2. Examples 1. Killing members of a group. 2. Causing serious bodily injury or mental harm to a group. 3. Deliberately inflicting conditions of life to bring about physical destruction of the group. 4. To prevent births within the group. 5. Transferring children to another group. 3. Related Words Homicide Mass graves Armenian Genocide Darfur Genocide Holocaust Rwanda Rape of Nanjing Native Americans in the USA Aborigines in Australia

1. Glossary Definition systematic, planned annihilation of a racial, political or cultural group

4. My Definition Planned killing of an entire group Mass killing of a specific group of people Extermination of a specific group

As you watch this short documentary, answer the questions