The Death Penalty: A Curriculum for High School Students and Teachers
Death Penalty Information Center & Michigan State Communications Technology Laboratory
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The death penalty in the United States has always been a controversial issue, and recent developments concerning the death penalty have once again returned the issue to the public sphere. This ebook and its accompanying materials are designed to assist both teachers and students in an exploration of capital punishment, presenting arguments for and against its use, as well as issues of ethics and justice that surround it.
The authors of this curriculum site have made every effort to ensure that the educational approach is balanced, respecting the views of all sides in this often-spirited debate. Teacher educators in conjunction with practicing teachers, in the fields of social studies, history and religion, worked together to develop the curriculum.