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Learning Targets

Language Arts:

Is skilled at using several credible sources to investigate a complex topic.


21st Century Skills:

Recognizes influence of of beliefs and practices of other cultures on American society.


  1. Research a person or a group of people who have been persecuted (WWII through modern day).
  2. Explain/show how it affected/s both their lives and others.
  3. Write a letter or opinion piece to a civic leader or organization describing the persecution of a person or group of people, informing them of the situation and proposing possible solutions.

Annotated Bibliography


The Story of Human Rights

Ms. Megan Blakemore | Daniel F. Mahoney Middle School | 240 Ocean Street | South Portland, Maine | 04106 | Tel: 207-799-7386