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This article provides a rationale for why high school humanities classes need to discuss the sensitive topics surrounding terrorism and counter-terrorism. It provides lesson plan ideas on the topics of lone wolf killings, domestic terrorism, the language of terror, related current events and larger social issues, and counter-terrorism. These lessons have the potential to reimagine secondary English and Social Studies classrooms to further focus on human development, relationships, and social justice


Originally published as: Darvin, Jacqueline. "Textual Revolution: Reading and Writing about Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism in High School Humanities Classes." Critical Education vol. 9, no. 5, 2018, pp. 1-11.

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