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Die Weisse Rose: German History

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Students conduct research on a German anti-Nazi group named "Die Weisse Rose", the White Rose, that eventually lost their lives for their resistance to Nazi rule. They view films, access the Internet, prepare responsive narratives to the...
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Life for German Youth in the 1930s: Education, Propaganda, Conformity, and Obedience

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The German youth faced an onslaught of propaganda when they went to school, thanks to the Nazi regime led by Hitler during World War II. Pupils relate their education experiences to German youth by analyzing primary source readings,...
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German Uniforms of World War 1 | The Great War Special

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Soldiers and uniforms go hand in hand. But what made German uniforms unique during World War I? Use a video to teach pupils the details of specific pieces of clothing and their function in the German army.
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The Weimar Republic: Historical Context and Decision Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that way before Hitler became a dictator, he actually spent nine months in a German jail? Provide the background for the escalating point before the Nazi party took over in World War II through the exercises in the resource....
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Stormtrooper - German Special Forces of WW1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Here's a crazy requirement: The German high command required members of new trench-fighting battalions to be under 25 and single. An engaging video compares the German viewpoint and their tactical position to that of other countries...
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Battle of the Bulge: America Responds to a German Surprise

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
World War II and the Battle of the Bulge are the focus of a history resource. Exercises include analyzing images, writing letters in the mindset of a soldier, and even immersing oneself in a cold experience to better empathize with the...
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German Immigrants Contributions to the Upper Midwest

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners explore contemporary lifestyles, cultures, traditions are influenced by the contributions of the German settlers of that region. They research these influences and design a brochure to entice potential immigrants to the Upper...
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German Expressionism: Crash Course Film History #7

For Students 8th - 12th
The seventh episode in the a film history playlist takes a close look at the rise and fall of German cinema of the post-World War I period. The narrator uses The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari and its expressionistic use of mise-en-scene to...
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Germany : 1500-present

For Teachers 6th - 9th
In this German history study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the history of Germany from 1500 to the present.
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Nazi Germany

For Students 9th - 12th
In this German history worksheet, students respond to 18 short answer questions about Nazi Germany and propaganda techniques.
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German Rifles of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How and why did Germans use rifles in World War I? A video resource discusses rifles in detail by using images as well as analysis by an expert in historical gun usage. Primary source images help connect the content to the military...
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German Pistols of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Need to describe the importance of new technology and weaponry to the Germans during World War I? The resource does just that! Scholars view different prominent pistols and cutting-edge technologies Germans used during World War I,...
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Adolf Hitler: Was Hitler a Passionate Lunatic?

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students investigate WWII by researching Adolf Hitler. In this dictator biographical lesson, students identify the role Adolf Hitler played in the self destruction of Germany by reading secret transcripts from German leaders. Students...
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The Altes Museum in Berlin: An Institution of German Romanticism

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Museums that house art also house history. Take a look inside the Altes Museum in Berlin with a great presentation that provides background on the construction and history of the museum. Image and text will help learners conceptualize...
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Charlemagne Unites Germanic Kingdoms

For Teachers 7th - 9th
The dawn of the Middle Ages and the Roman Empire is being driven out of Europe. Germanic Kingdoms are beginning to flourish and it is Charlemagne who unites them. This well-organized and comprehensive presentation covers the rise of the...
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Perceptions of German Unification Over Time

For Teachers 10th
Through a series of readings and handouts, learners will study the shifts in perception that followed the fall of the Berlin Wall. The history lesson focuses on periods of change in post WWII German history that led to a changed...
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World War II, A War for Resources: Crash Course World History #220

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What was the role of food in World War II? Examine Japan and Germany's pursuit of autarky and the acquisition of resources with a Crash Course World History video, which also addresses the varying ways that countries fighting in World...
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Why So Angry, German Theater? Crash Course Theater #27

For Students 9th - 12th
Believe it or not, German theater did not become established until years after theater in other European countries. A video describes the history of German theater starting in the late seventeenth century. After a discussion, viewers...
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7th Grade German

For Teachers 3rd
Each of these slides has clear images, text, and short summaries which will introduce basic facts about Germany to your students.  There are photographs to accompany facts about important events in World War I and II, and also some...
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Ugly History: Witch Hunts

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Guilty until proven innocent? A short video tackles the question of why witch hunts occur by examining the history of these purges and the tests used to identify those suspect of working with the devil.
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Pennsylvania Colony: The Holy Experiment

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Have your class explore U.S. history by discussing religion in the colonial era. Your fifth graders review the history of Pennsylvania and the conformist views placed upon immigrants to the country. Then, they read a letter Benjamin...
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Goethe

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
No need to bargain with learners to investigate the life and works of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe! Young philosophers view a short video that introduces them to his fascinating life and works.
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Germany: Nazi Dictatorship

For Students 10th - 12th
In this Nazi dictatorship activity, students read a 7-page selection about German history and then respond to 4 multiple choice questions about Nazi rule.
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America in Space: German Voices from Huntsville, Alabama

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Project Paperclip, the Redstone Arsenal, and the Huntsville Space Center are all featured in a resource that investigates the contributions of Dr. Werner von Brawn and other German scientists to the US space program. Working individually...