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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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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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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
Learners 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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Kristallnacht: Decision-Making in Times of Injustice

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever been singled out in a crowd before? Pupils investigate and analyze the events of the Holocaust. They dive into the life of a middle school student, as well as the diary entries of those in Kristallnacht during World War II. 
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Deconstructing Genocide: The Ultimate Crime Against Humanity

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
There are eight stages of an atrocity known as genocide, and it's important to understand how they are represented so we can fight against it in the future. As young historians watch video clips of ten Jewish Holocaust survivors'...
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WWII Project Outline

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Work together as a class and get to know the ins and outs of World War II with this engaging collaborative project. Class members are broken into groups to research particular war topics, from life on the home front to the Holocaust and...
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Elie Wiesel: Speaking Truth to Genocide to Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Invite your learners to discover the efforts of Night author Elie Wiesel to promote awareness of genocide in the world. After watching and reading an interview of Elie Wiesel, high schoolers work to create a living Holocaust museum by...
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Learning Guide to: Schindler's List

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Take your history class through Schindler's List with a learning guide, which offers an introduction to the film and a variety of discussion questions and related assignments. There are several useful resources in the sidebar, such as a...
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Promote Tolerance on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Delve into the history of Auschwitz to educate this generation about the Holocaust, genocide, and tolerance.
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'The Century's Bitterest Journalistic Failure'? Considering Times Coverage of the Holocaust

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Rich with primary sources and additional resources, this plan asks class members to think critically about newspaper coverage of the Holocaust. Focusing in particular on the analysis of the article "150th Anniversary: 1851-2001: Turning...
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The Chosen: Problematic Situation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
"What my father had anticipated was now actually happening." The Chosen explores the complicated relationships between parents and their children. Readers make personal connections to Chiam Potok's story, set in Brooklyn's Hasidic...
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Milkweed: Problematic Situation Activity

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Would I stay or would I go? Readers of Milkweed are asked to place themselves in Misha’s shoes and decide whether they would stay and help a family, or run and save themselves. The richly detailed plan includes a guided practice exercise...