What Happened in Paris?

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More than 125 people were killed, and nearly 100 critically injured in the largest terrorist attack in Europe in more than a decade. Here’s what we know, and what we don’t. (New York Times)

Use our resources to learn more about Islamic State, the terrorist organization that claimed responsibility for the attacks.

Teachers, scroll down for a quick list of key resources, including today’s MapMaker Interactive map.

Use today's MapMaker Interactive map to follow the terrorist attacks in Paris. Update it as more information becomes available.

Use today’s MapMaker Interactive map to follow the terrorist attacks in Paris. Update it as more information becomes available.

Discussion Ideas

 

  • Is this worse than the Madrid train bombings of 2004?
    • Almost. The 2004 Madrid train bombings killed 191 people and left more than 1,000 injured.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TEACHERS’ TOOLKIT

New York Times: Paris Attacks: What We Know and Don’t Know

Nat Geo: Coordinated Attacks in Paris map and timeline

Nat Geo: What is ISIS?

New York Times: Paris Bloodshed May Be the Latest of Many ISIS Attacks Around the World

Guardian: Paris: Latest Updates

Washington Post: Paris: Latest Updates

New York Times: Paris: Latest Updates

BBC: Paris: Latest Updates

France24: Paris: Latest Updates

Boston Globe: Opinion: Words matter in ‘ISIS’ war, so use ‘Daesh’

Nat Geo: Who is Fighting Whom in Syria?

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