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Studying the Holocaust

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection includes 11 units designed to help instructors consider the complexities of teaching about the Holocaust and other genocides. The lessons provide students with accurate information and sensitive instruction as they examine...
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Jewish Culture Through Food Recipes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students engage in studying Jewish culture through the experience of tasting and eating different foods. They answer key questions that are used to guide the lesson. The foods of Americans is contrasted with the Jewish foods.
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Cultural Characteristics Influence a Region's Character

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners analyze demographic data and explore relationships between several cultural characteristics of nations.
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Feathers in the Wind: A Jewish American Story

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine cultural diversity. In this Jewish culture instructional activity, students explore the contemporary culture of Jews as the read folktales and more recent stories that embody the culture and compare it to their own.
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Gender Roles in Jewish and Muslim Cultures

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Gender roles and religious practices can be a very interesting and complex subject to teach. Luckily, you have found an excellent resource that includes links, vocabulary, and a great set of activities. Learners will discuss cultural...
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Jewish Culture

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the Jewish culture by listening to a guest speaker who discuss holidays, religion, and key events. They recognize and write various vocabulary words to describe one Jewish Holiday in their journals.
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Mapping Cultural Universals

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students identify the correlations between many nations.  In this geographic culture lesson, students create maps based on nationalities, languages and religions.  Students present their maps to the class.
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Judaism Hanukkah

For Students 5th Standards
Winter time is full of holiday celebrations around the world, including Hanukkah. Learners briefly read about the history of the Jewish holiday and the traditions of the culture before responding to 10 reading comprehension questions.
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Respecting Cultural Differences

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students research symbols associated with cultural groups and create a visual presentation to explain the symbol to the class. In this cultural symbols lesson plan, students research actions and symbols that are important to various...
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H.A.V.P.A. - 10th Grade (Islamic and Judaic Cultures)

For Teachers 7th - 12th
In-depth and thorough, this presentation details the histories and main characteristics of Islam, Judaism, and Christianity. A "Who," "what" and "where" slide helps to provide young scholars with a learning objective and context for the...
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Introduction to the Rich European Jewish Culture

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the culture of rich, European Jews. Using photographs, they discuss their feelings about them and decide on two they would like to use. They respond to questions found on the analysis guide. They research the music of...
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Exploring Our Connections To Jewish Life

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in a lesson about the Jewish culture and explores the connections of family or congregational education. They self-reflect about the times when they feel connected to the religion of Judaism. Students also create art...
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Jewish Resistance

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Resistance to the Holocaust took on many forms. Learners explore the passive and active resistance of Jewish people who continued their practices and observances, as well as organized resistance against the evils of the Nazis. An...
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Rescuers and Non-Jewish Resistance

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be a rescuer during the time of the Holocaust? Learners consider the role of those who resisted the Nazi invasions, including hiding Jewish people, throughout Europe. Activities include listening to the testimony of...
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Late Antique, Early Jewish and Christian Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Early Jewish and Christian art and architecture are featured in a 70-slide presentation designed for AP art history and humanities classes. In addition to the images, tenets of both religions, and maps of the regions are included.
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Culture in the Cupboard

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students locate on a world map the places of cultural origin of many of the items in their homes. They analyze the cultural diffusion that explains how those items got where they are today. By identifying those items, one can see into...
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The Ghettos

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young historians examine primary sources, including diaries, poems, and photographs, to consider the conditions in the ghettos and how they fit into the escalation of the Third Reich's plot against the Jewish people. 
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Pre-World War II European Jewish Life Photo Project

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students are engaged in both the individuality of Jewish lives affected by or lost in the Holocaust and the cumulative effects of the Holocaust on their communities. They concentrate on exploring the normalcy (religious, cultural, and...
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Traditions and Transformations

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners examine how traditions change over time. In this lesson plan on Jewish culture, students interview persons of the Jewish faith, write poems, and create murals that exemplify Jewish culture.
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Cinderella Stories From Around the World

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders review the basic story of the Cinderella fairy tale. In groups, they read various stories of Cinderella from different cultures. They use a compare and contrast chart to examine the differences between the American...
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Yom Kippur | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
The holiest day for the Jewish People, Yom Kippur, encourages a full day of reflection, atonement, and fasting. Students learn about Yom Kippur and how it is observed in Jewish culture with a short and engaging video.
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Jewish Immigration, Popular Culture, and the Birth of the Comic Book

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine Jewish immigration of the late ninteenth century and analyze Jewish contributions to popular American culture. They explore primary sources to study the Jewish immigration experience and analyze the birth of the...
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Israel

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
The class creates and performs a movement performance of the creation story found in the Jewish tradition. This instructional activity begins with the research of Israeli culture and culminates in a performance of the narrated creation...
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The "Final Solution"

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Nazi policies shifted from deportation and imprisonment to extermination of the Jewish people in death camps in the "Final Solution." Learners examine photos of artifacts, read poetry written by survivors, analyze testimony from...