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Download the One Hour Session:

OBJECTIVES: Participants will –

  1. Express their feelings about attending a session on torture.
  2. Identify their current attitudes about torture.
  3. Discuss some key facts about United States involvement in torture.
  4. Examine a timeline for the historical context of the contemporary situation.
  5. Consider what action they personally plan to take in support of the Quaker Initiative to End Torture.

Download the Resources for this session:

You may download a PDF of the entire packet by clicking on the link above, or download the individual files by clicking the links below.
  1. A Few Key Facts: A True/False Quiz
  2. A Few Key Facts: Quiz Answer Key
  3. Teaching about Torture: A Few Key Dates
  4. A take-home article that reinforces your session

Download the Three Hour Session:

OBJECTIVES: Participants will –

  1. Express their feelings about attending a session on torture.
  2. Identify their current attitudes about torture.
  3. Discuss some key facts about United States involvement in torture.
  4. Examine a timeline for the historical context of the contemporary situation.
  5. Consider what action they personally plan to take in support of the Quaker Initiative to End Torture.
  6. Analyze contradictory quotations assessing the current situation regarding the U.S. role in torture.
  7. Evaluate a film that educates about torture.

Download the Resources for this session:

You may download a PDF of the entire packet by clicking on the link above, or download the individual files by clicking the links below.
  1. A Few Key Facts: A True/False Quiz
  2. A Few Key Facts: Quiz Answer Key
  3. Teaching about Torture: A Few Key Dates
  4. A take-home article that reinforces your session
  5. QUOTATIONS: Perspectives on Torture
  6. What About A Ticking Bomb?
  7. Decoding Words and Meanings
  8. Videos: QUIT's YouTube Channel
 
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