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Lesson Plan: Pope John Paul II is Shot and Critically Wounded in St. Peter's Square in Vatican City

Lesson Details

Subject: History

Grade Level: High School

Duration: 1 hour

Learning Outcomes

  • Know the events surrounding the assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II
  • Understand the impact of the assassination attempt on the Catholic Church and the world
  • Can analyze the significance of the event in the context of the Cold War

Methodology

The lesson will begin with a brief lecture on the events leading up to the assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II. Students will then work in small groups to analyze primary sources related to the event, including news articles and photographs. The class will reconvene for a discussion on the impact of the event on the Catholic Church and the world, as well as its significance in the context of the Cold War.

Resources/Materials

  • Primary sources related to the assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II
  • Whiteboard and markers

Activities

  • Brief lecture on the events leading up to the assassination attempt on Pope John Paul II
  • Small group analysis of primary sources
  • Class discussion on the impact of the event on the Catholic Church and the world, as well as its significance in the context of the Cold War

Assessment

Students will be assessed based on their participation in the small group analysis and class discussion, as well as a short written reflection on the significance of the event.

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