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The Berlin Wall

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When East and West Germany were divided, people swam lakes, climbed trains, and jumped out of windows in an attempt to reach West Berlin. Why was the wall erected? Show your high schoolers this moving video.
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WWII - RAF Frustrates Germans

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It's the Royal Air Force against the Luftwaffe! While the Luftwaffe inflicts enormous damage, the RAF is able to hold them off, forcing Hitler to change his plan of attack. Discuss the advantages each group has during the air fights.
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WWII - Hitler's New Germany

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How did Hitler rise to power? Take a look at how Adolf Hitler manipulated the government, the German masses, and his own Nazi leaders to take power of Germany post WWI. An interesting video to introduce your class to Adolf Hitler and his...
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WWII - Soviets Launch Counter Attack

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Used to the harsh conditions, the Soviet Union's military pushes the German troops back, securing faith for the Soviet people. With German troops freezing and their tanks becoming immobilized, the German troops fell back to take on the...
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WWII - Hitler Unleashes Blitzkrieg

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Why did Germany invade Poland, initiating WWII? German troops crossed the Polish border in response to a raid Polish troops had supposedly made into Germany. Find out what really happened and Britain's response to Germany's attack.
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World War II in Color, Part 1/5

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What were the Allied and Axis countries doing just before the start of World War II? Take a peek into American, British, Spanish and German life (among others) on the eve of the most destructive war in world history. This is part one in...
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World War I: U.S. Army Battles in France

For Teachers 9th - 12th
World War I ended on November 11, 1918. Watch clips from the final battles in France that forced Germany to ask for an armistice. Although they were within reach of Paris, the Allies were able to hold them off, and they finally retreated...
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World War I: Early Years

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How did World War I start? While tension was building for years, the death of Archduke Franz Ferdinand was what drove Austria-Hungary's declaration of war against Serbia. Follow along as other countries started declaring war too, and...
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A Chronology of the Holocaust

For Teachers 8th - 10th
A straightforward chronology of the Holocaust lists events from 1930 to 1945. Connects to a page with links to extensive resources and information about the Holocaust. Use as a resource for student inquiry into the Holocaust. 
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Book: Germany

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners, after reading Chapter One in the book, "Germany," analyze and recreate the political boundaries as well as the physical features of the nation of Germany with the assistance of play-doh or salt dough. In groups, they create...
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World War II

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Offering a comprehensive overview of the beginning of World War II, this resource could be a useful addition to a unit on this topic. It could be used as a way to lead a discussion on the war, or as a review tool before a test. Either...
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Fall of the Berlin Wall

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Many walls came down at the end of the 1980s. Not only was the Berlin Wall finally taken down, but communist control in East Germany ended, too. Watch this short video clip to illustrate the emotions that the German people had due to...
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Gingerbread House

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students study the history of ginger and its uses. They discuss traditions of building gingerbread houses in Germany, England, and the United States. Using modeling material, students create their own gingerbread houses. Gingerbread...
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Escaping the Holocaust: Incorporating the Voyage of the St. Louis

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers research passengers aboard the St. Louis to explore the difficulties Jewish refugees faced when fleeing Nazi Germany. They research print and online resources, construct histories of individual passengers on the St. Louis.
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The Cold War: Chapter 9: Lesson 1

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Used as a quick review of the Cold War, Korean War, and Cuban Missile Crisis, this presentation could be in many scenarios. However, the graphics and question types seem more appropriate for younger students, while the content is geared...
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The 1848 Revolution, the Second Reich, and the First World War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the events that led up to World War I.  In this World History lesson plan, students read an article on Germany and World War I, then answer four study questions and write an essay about the article.
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ESL/EFL Lesson Plan - Nuclear Power Plants

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in ESL/EFL activities as they read an article about nuclear power plants. In this ESL/EFL lesson, students read an article entitled, "Germany To Close All Nuclear Power Plants." They work on building vocabulary,...
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"When They Came for Me, There Was No One Left to Speak Up" - Exploring Personal and Collective Responsibility in WWII

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars examine the underlying meaning of the phrase spoken by Pastor Martin Niemoller in 1945, "When they came for me, there was no one left to speak up."  In this World History instructional activity, students share in a class...
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The Butterfly

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders investigate Germany during World War II. In this world history instructional activity, 6th graders research the Nazi's during World War II writing a summary of what they find after listening to the story known as The...
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Flying Against The Wind

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders discuss the various actions of non-Jewish Germans during World War II. Through various readings and activities, they explore the rejection of Nazi ideology and how many German citizens worked to help Jewish citizens during...
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Governing National Socialist Germany

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students spend a month discovering the role of the Nazi Dictatorship during the Holocaust. Using the internet, they research the history of the Nazi party and the decline of the Weimar Republic. They examine how Hitler rose to power...
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Awesome Allegories

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Studenets are told that Peter Paul Rubens was born on June 28, 1577, in Siegen, Germany. They create their own allegorical painting, think of a favorite story. Young scholars write a summary of one scene in that story, using Crayola...
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Jeopardy: Germany

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Introducing your students to general knowledge about a region or topic can spark their interest or get the inquiry ball rolling. This Jeopardy game tests students on what they know about German related topics such as, religion, food,...
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The Holocaust

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders identify new vocabulary related to the Holocaust. In this Holocaust lesson, 11th graders complete a vocabulary self awareness chart and answer questions while viewing a video about the Holocaust.