Dr. Jérôme Lejeune and Trisomy 21 (Download)
Created for students in 7th and 8th grade, Dr. Jérôme Lejeune and Trisomy 21 uncovers the greatest discovery of modern genetics—the cause of Down syndrome. Dr. Lejeune was a brilliant scientist, a saintly man, and an outspoken advocate for the “least of these.” Using every opportunity to speak on behalf of preborn babies and people with disabilities, Dr. Lejeune was a pro-life hero who sacrificed his career and worldly honors in order to speak the truth about the horrors of abortion.
Parents and teachers will enjoy the clarity of this lesson, the easy-to-use format, and its message of courage in standing up for your beliefs.
This downloadable lesson is a must-have for all educators who want to show their students how to respect every person, no matter his ability. This lesson is perfect to use during October (Down Syndrome Awareness Month) or as an opportunity to learn about the cause of Down syndrome and how to fight against discrimination.
Purchase of this 14-page digital download includes:
- Lecture notes about Dr. Lejeune’s life and discovery
- Lesson about how to treat people with disabilities and how language is important for building a culture of life
- Links to engaging online videos about Dr. Lejeune and Down syndrome
- Bonus crossword puzzle
Recommended for students in 7th grade and older.
Permission to use this lesson is granted to the immediate family or classroom of the original purchaser. Schools with more than one classroom using this lesson should purchase additional copies. If you have any questions, please contact Susan Ciancio at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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