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27 reviewed resources for holocaust memorial day

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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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How Should We Remember?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
We must remember the past in order to avoid its mistakes. Young historians analyze the importance of historical remembrance using primary and secondary documents, as well as video clips. They then study the creation of a World War II...
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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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Anti-Semitism Workshop

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Originating from the Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial Museum in Jerusalem, here is a resource to support your world historians in their study of World War II, the Holocaust, your cultural scholars learning about anti-semitism, or your...
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Time Capsule in a Milk Can

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine dumping out a milk can and finding letters from one of the darkest moments in history! Scholars use Holocaust Reading Passages and research to discover how people recorded and hid history during the events of World War II. They...
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Educational Modules Based on Audio Podcasts

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine hearing someone claim an event like the Holocaust never happened. Pupils use audio podcasts and reading passages to dive into the lives of those impacted by the Holocaust of World War II. Using the information they gather, class...
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Honoring Holocaust Remembrance Week

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Examining a difficult history through contextual foundations, personal stories, and Dr. Seuss.
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Teaching the Holocaust through Literature

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Centered on the short story "The Tenth Man" by Polish Holocaust survivor Ida Fink, here is a solid one-day resource to support study of World War II or Nazi history, short stories, or to complement any ELA unit on The Diary of Anne Frank...
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Individual Responsibility And Resistance During the Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the various resistance movements during the Holocaust. They conduct research on a selected individual's role in the resistance movement, and in small groups develop and present a report.
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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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Voices of the Holocaust Part 1

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students discover the impact of the Holocaust on its victims. In this World War II instructional activity, students read I Never Saw Another Butterfly, research aspects of the Holocaust, and use their findings to complete journal...
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Out & About

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students remember the Holocaust. In this Holocaust lesson students visit the websites for the Queen's Film Theatre, the Imperial War Museum, and the Jewish Museum to view information about the Holocaust and concentration camps.
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Quilting: An American Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The magnitude of loss on 9/11 is almost incomprehensible. However, it's important—and necessary—to think about the loss in terms of individual lives. Middle schoolers read about Jeannie Ammerman and Bonnie Clark, who put needle to cloth...
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Carrying the Torch

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students consider how World War II impacted Holocaust survivors. In this Holocaust lesson, students visit selected websites to discover information about the concentration camps, their conditions, and how survivors went on with life at...
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Cataloguing the Past

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students reflect on the Holocaust. In this Holocaust Memorial Day lesson plan, students visit selected Web sites to research the Holocaust and the establishment of a day of reflection regarding it. 
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Holocaust Remembrance Week and the Chain of Causation

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Here are activities and lessons for examining the "chain of causation" leading up to the Holocaust.
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"We Remember" Eulogy Project

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders complete a culminating project on the Holocaust. In this eulogy lesson, 8th graders use information gathered from previous research and create a poster about the Holocaust. Students make a presentation using a document...
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Tuskegee Airmen Lesson Plan No. 4

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students create a memorial to honor the Tuskegee Airmen. They can choose from a song, picture, poem, symbol or diorama.
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Auschwitz Episode Guide: Corruption

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine life at the Auschwitz concentration camp. They watch and discuss a PBS documentary, analyze reasons for prosecuting perpetrators after the war, and develop criteria for recognizing Internet sites developed by Holocaust...
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Modern-Day America

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students remember the September 11 terrorist attacks. In this public memorials lesson plan, students research 20th century memorials. Students then design their own memorials for the victims at the World Trade Center site.
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World War II: Concentration Camps and Refugees

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the experiences of the people in the concentration camps at liberation during World War II. Students read an article on the Liberation of Belsen Concentration Camp and D-Day and report to the class.
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CIVICS/CURRENT EVENTS

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students choose to either make an exhibit of posters of pictures about Darfur, or write a letter to the local newspaper regarding Darfur, or plan a concert, party, or bake sale to raise money for refugees. They write a poem defining...
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Man's Continuing Inhumanity to Man

For Teachers 4th - 11th
Students explore social justice issues. In this human justice instructional activity, students examine the meaning of words associated with minority groups and investigate genocide throughout history.
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What Does Racism Mean in Europe Today?

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Students consider race relations in modern-day Europe. In this current events lesson, students visit selected websites to understand the impact of Nazi symbolism, the Holocaust denial, and the stories of Holocaust survivors.