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American Jews and Civil Rights

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the Civil Rights movement of the 1960's and how American Jews were involved. They discuss the responsibilities of any minority or ethnic group. They consider the process of change in politics as well.
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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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Nazi Deportation of Hungarian Jews

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers view a presentation introducing them to the deportation of Hungarian Jews during the Holocaust. Using the text from "Night" by Elie Wiesel, they examine how the Hungarians were treated during the war. They read and...
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Jews and Blues

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine how American Jews affect music and entertainment. They identify problems between immigrants and their children. They relate the Jewish American issue to those of African Americans.
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The Jews of Interwar Poland, Romania, and Hungary

For Teachers 7th - 12th
As World War II dawned, Jewish populations in Poland, Romania, and Hungary were at a social split among themselves. They were also already being targeted by Hitler's Fascist regimes. Share information about the cultural, religious, and...
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The First Jews in America

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars investigate how Jews established roots in America. Students determine the difference between religious tolerance and separation of church and state. Young scholars participate in a role-play activity using primary and...
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History of the Jews in England

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the history of Anti-Semitism in England. In this Jewish history lesson, students discuss the Pyramid of Hate and the Pyramid of Alliance as they discover a brief history of the Jews in England in the last 1000 years.
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Nazi Ideology and Attacks on Jews

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students discover the methods used by the Nazis to attack Jews. In this Holocaust lesson, students read excerpts of accounts from survivors of the Holocaust and examine propaganda used by the Nazis to perpetuate injustice. Students...
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Reaction of Jews in Warsaw to German Occupation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the reaction of the Jewish population to the occupation by the Germans. Using this as a foundation, they examine the emotional, physical and spiritual difficulties they faced in the Warsaw ghetto. They also identify...
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The Jew of Malta

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive literature worksheet, students respond to 3 short answer and essay questions about Christopher Marlowe's The Jew of Malta. Students may check some of their answers online.
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The Jew of Malta by Christopher Marlowe

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, learners respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Christopher Marlowe's The Jew of Malta. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Anne Frank: 'Everything Changed For Us'

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students discuss the rights that we take for granted, comparing them to the rights lost by the Jews under Hitler. They determine the types of discrimination that led to more acute persecution and explain the impact of majorities and...
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Social Studies/Bible: Who are the Jews?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students make dreidels and research one aspect of the Jewish culture.  In this Jewish culture lesson, students discover the rich history and culture of the Jewish people.  Students examine objects important to the culture such as a skull...
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Jews in America at the Time of Growth and Change: Forging New Frontiers

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the role of Jewish Americans in the 1900s. They examing the changes in industry and inventions. They also identify how Jewish Americans changed society and religious organization.
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History of Jews in England

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the history of the Jews living in England. For this Jewish history lesson, students study the concept of blood libel and the history of Anti-Semitism in England as they conduct research and discuss their findings.
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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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Writing Exercises: Jews during the Middle Ages

For Students 9th - 11th
After exploring the life of Jewish people in Europe during the Middle Ages, have the class complete three writing prompts. They'll compose three responses that discuss anti-Semitism, Jewish contribution, and persecution of Jewish people.
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The Arrests Begin

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, young scholars read about the arrests of the Jews in Denmark and relate the events to the historical time period.
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Us and Them: Confronting Labels and Lies

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Stereotyping and discrimination based on religion catalyze many atrocities in the world. Explain the awful treatment of Jews and the lies Nazis spread by using an informative yet sensitive resource. Learners participate in a warm-up and...
2 In 2 Collections
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The Holocaust & the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

For Teachers 6th - 11th Standards
It's hard to believe that such atrocities against human rights could occur in the 20th century. Young historians analyze several primary source documents regarding the Holocaust before incorporating the information they have gathered...
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the Holocaust: the Life of a Jew

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars describe in detail the harsh conditions that the Jews were faced with. They practice their writing skills by keeping a daily journal and identify how their lives have been influenced by the Holocaust.
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Nazi Germany

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The Holocaust was an evolution of anti-Semitism, scapegoating, and targeted violence against Jews with Nazi policies. A resource unpacks the escalation in violence, along with the erosion of democratic institutions, during the 1930s....
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Jewish Assimilation In Contemporary American Literature

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners form groups to help each other read, analyze, and conduct research on important background information about Jews and their assimilation into modern American society. They write their own stories of assimilation.
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Religion in Politics and Daily Life

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners examine various aspects of religion in ancient Rome including the role of mythology, polytheism versus. monotheism, the treatment of Jews and Christians, and the spread of Christianity.

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