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583 resources with the concept the holocaust

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Deconstrucing the Familiar

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Collaboration and complicity. Class members examine a series of photographs and consider how active participation and passive complicity represented in the photos contributed to the Holocaust. 
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Night: Annotated Bibliography

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This annotated bibliography and list of websites are valuable resources for any study of the Holocaust and/or of Elie Wiesel's Night.
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The Diary of a Young Girl

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
This is an absolute must-have resource for teachers who are preparing to study the Diary of Anne Frank with their class. It includes five weeks of exceptionally organized lessons, worksheets, and collaborative projects, as well as links...
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Coming to America After the War

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
As part of their exploration of the American dream, class members examine primary source materials to compare immigrant experiences of those arriving early in our country's history to those arriving in the US after World War II. To...
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Hate, Anti‐Semitism, & Propaganda in the Holocaust

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
What is a hate symbol, and what role did racism and anti-Semitism play in the Holocaust? Your young historians will answer these questions through a series of engaging and interactive activities, as well as discover how Jews were...
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Persecution of the German-Jews: The Early Years - 1933-1939

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young historians learn about the dehumanization process of stripping German Jews of basic, fundamental rights prior to the genocide of European Jews in the 1940s. Learners watch video clips of survivors who recount such events as the...
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Maus Lesson Plan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The artistic choices Art Spiegelman made in his graphic novel, Maus, are the focus of an exercise that asks class members to compare classic comic book forms with Spiegelman’s panels and frames. Directed to specific pages and guided by a...
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Listen to the Voices of the Holocaust

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Connect fiction and nonfiction narratives about the Holocaust to show universal themes of human strength and endurance.
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Maus: Cubing Questioning Strategy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Maus is the text for a postreading activity that has class members using a cubing strategy to analyze, in depth, topics (racism, past and present, forgetting/remembering the Holocaust, representing the Holocaust) associated with Art...
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Milkwood: Questioning Strategy

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Milkwood, Jerry Spinelli's young adult novel about a boy in Warsaw, Poland during World War II, gives middle schoolers a chance to consider the moral dimensions of decision-making. Using a cubing strategy, readers choose a topic...
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Holocaust Denials

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Do people deny that the Holocaust occurred? When posed with this question in class, high schoolers answer with a discussion on relativism, historical perspectives, and anti-Semitic historians. The presentation is full of information that...
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Righteous Among the Nations: Oskar Schindler as a Study Case

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The Righteous Among the Nations are non-Jews who risked their lives during the holocaust to save Jews in countries under Nazi rule. Class groups examine the criteria for being named to this group and then must decide, based on the...
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"You're Probably Tired, Dear Diary" - Children's Diaries during the Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As part of the study of WWII and the Holocaust, class members read a series of diary entries written by children during the onslaught of Nazi occupation. Each entry is accompanied by biographical information and discussion questions. The...
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Anne Frank The Life and Diary of a Young Girl

For Teachers 7th - 8th
For any teacher who is entering into a unit of study on Nazi Germany, the concentration camps, or on Anne Frank herself, this presentation would be of great value. The slides are packed with important and illuminating information about...
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Scapegoating and Othering

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Scapegoating and "Othering" is the focus of a series of activities that ask groups to consider how these behaviors contribute to hatred and intolerance. Groups are given a scenario and discussion questions based on the situation. Whether...
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Denial on Trial

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is the "Faurisson Affair”? What is “Holocaust Revisionism”? What does freedom of speech entail? Do revisionists have a right to voice their ideas? Such questions are at the heart of a richly detailed, thought provoking lesson...
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Teach About the Holocaust To Prevent Acts of Hate

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Invest the time to study personal histories, poetry, and movies about the Holocaust so learners can grasp the plight of the individual.
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Individual Responsibility and Resistance During the Holocaust

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine what obstacles hinder resistance, what types of resistance are possible and how different individuals resisted Nazi oppression. They examine primary source documents related to the Holocaust and analyze various sources...
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Anne Frank: One of Hundreds of Thousands

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct research to put Anne Frank's diary into historical context. They use maps, timelines, essays and websites to examine the early victories of the German army, paying special attention to the Netherlands and experiences of...
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Diaries And Memoirs

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students analyze how personal diaries and memoirs record actual events. They compare and contrast diaries and memoirs from the Holocaust. They engage in journal or diary writing as a way to explore one's own feelings and self.
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Literature Study Guide - Diary of a Young Girl

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Guide your class through an Anne Frank unit with this reading activity. Complete with a plot chart, character map, and literary response activities, this assignment is a great way to engage with the text of Diary of a Young Girl. A...
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What Hate Can Do - The Holocaust

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This excellent presentation should lead to an increased understanding of what the Holocaust was all about, and why Hitler persecuted the Jewish people as he did. Some shocking photographs are incorporated into the presentation, as are...
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The SS Quanza and European War Refugees

For Teachers 8th - 12th
World War II not only resulted in major loss of life, but it also displaced thousands of people. An eye-opening activity uses primary documents to explore the refugee crisis during World War II. Scholars compare the event to modern-day...
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U.S. Policy and the Holocaust Refugee Crisis

For Teachers 10th - 12th
How did the United States respond to the Holocaust refugee crisis during World War II? The activity focuses on the United States' foreign policies and the arguments for and against offering assistance. Scholars analyze historical...