John Marshall

high school

Genocide Research Sources
Here are resources to help with Holocaust / Genocide research projects.

JM High School Library Catalog - (to look for books)

News Website -  site for news - can change reading level

Research Database
Student Resources In Context
 - (Database with medium difficulty lexiles)
Search across topics. Results from magazines, newspapers, books and more.

Reliable Search engine:
Sweet Search: This web search engine, when working, gives reliable results.
Lexile may vary.

News Magazines: - search Time Magazine archives

Newsweek  - search Newsweek archives

US News and World Report : Genocide Topic

Online Encyclopedia
Britannica School Middle  (Purple 1-2-3 controls the reading level)
World Book (Advanced) [lexile level is medium]

Online News Sites
Websites for important and fairly reliable news sources:  (lexiles will vary per article)

NY Times
Washington Post
LA Times
BBC News
PBS News Hour

Individual websites / web pages 

Introduction to the Holocaust (US Holocaust Memorial Museum)
The Halocaust / WW2 (

What is Genocide? (US Holocaust Memorial Museum)
Genocide (

Anfal Campaign (PBS site)

Myanmar / Burma / Rohingya
Is this Genocide (NY Times)

Guatemalan Genocide
New Details Emerge (US Holocaust Memorial Museum)
This American Life on Guatemalan Genocide (

Guatemala: UN rights chief welcomes ‘historic’ genocide conviction of former military leader (

American Indian Genocide
Were American Indians the Victims of Genocide? (History News
Bearing Witness / Big Hole National Battlefield (National Park Service)
It's time to acknowledge the genocide of California's Indians (LA Times)

Somali Genocide / Isaaq 
Investigating genocide in Somaliland (

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