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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching the Holocaust, Inspiring the Classroom

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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WWII: Global Conflict, Persecution, and Unsung Heroes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Many historians would classify World War II as a global turning point in the 20th century. See if your middle schoolers agree with such an assessment with a collection of lessons and activities on the second Great War. Lessons cover an...
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American Battle Monuments Commission Interactives

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 14 resources celebrate the men and women who served in the U.S. Armed Forces overseas during World War I and World War II. Young historians use Interactive timelines to follow events as they unfolded and maps to track...
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Thou Shalt Not Be a Bystander

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If we do not learn about the ways evil was allowed to perpetuate tragedy in our past, we are doomed to repeat those fateful mistakes. Educate high schoolers with a collection about the Holocaust and WWII, which includes lessons, project...
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Thou Shalt Not Be a Bystander

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
If we do not learn about the ways evil was allowed to perpetuate tragedy in our past, we are doomed to repeat those fateful mistakes. Educate high schoolers with a collection about the Holocaust and WWII, which includes lessons, project...
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World War II: A Visual History

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Explore the enormity of World War II, including its causes, prominent battles, and historical figures, with an interactive map and timeline. Divided into each year from 1939 to 1945, as well as sections pre- and post-war, the resource...
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World War II - Memory Book

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read about and reflect upon a variety of events that occurred during World War II. They conduct research on the Holocaust and Anne Frank's life, the attack on Pearl Harbor, American life during this time and the bombing of...
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Films About World War II

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders focus on how filmmakers have changed their view of the Second World War. They create portfolios or their own documentary to investigate the various screen interpretations of the wartime era and explain different points of...
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U.S. Immigration Policy and Hitler’s Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Though the Statue of Liberty welcomes political refugees to her shores, the welcoming sentiment has not always been reflected in the American citizenry. High schoolers read about the regrettable period in United States history when the...
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World War II - The Holocaust

For Teachers 5th - 6th
The Holocaust is the focus of this world history PowerPoint. Viewers are presented with important facts regarding the Holocaust, and the rise of Nazi Germany. They must answer questions such as: "Describe Nazi anti-Semitism in the...
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World War II/Holocaust

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners describe events of World War II and the Holocaust, discuss how propaganda was used to promote systematic genocide, and analyze Holocaust photos to create poster that reflects abuses of prejudice and discrimination against group...
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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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World War II/Butterfly

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Have you ever looked closely at a butterfly? Scholars use poetry, art, and research to analyze how butterflies relate to the lives of children in the Holocaust during World War II. They work in teams to create their own artistic and...
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The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders visit the US Holocaust Museum to witness the actions of the Nazis against the Jews during World War II. A great lesson if you are located near the museum or are planning a trip to the DC area.
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Writing Exercises: World War II, #4

For Students 7th - 9th
Using complete sentences and the five-W's as guidance, learners will respond to three short-answer questions about WWII. They'll discuss Mussolini's role, the ideologies of nationalism and anti-Semitism that led to the Holocaust, and the...
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The SS Quanza and European War Refugees

For Teachers 8th - 12th
World War II not only resulted in major loss of life, but it also displaced thousands of people. An eye-opening activity uses primary documents to explore the refugee crisis during World War II. Scholars compare the event to modern-day...
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World War II Begins

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Studying World War II? Explore the major incidents and factors leading to America entering the war with this history PowerPoint. Topics are broken into easy to follow points and cover content such as, the Depression, Nazi Party, Hitler,...
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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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Analyzing a Writing Assignment by a Teenage Refugee in New York During World War II

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young historians delve into the world of teenage refugees during WWII to understand their experiences. The activity focuses on a writing assignment from a teen staying at a US refugee camp to explore the struggles they faced, such as...
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What Hate Can Do - The Holocaust

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This excellent presentation should lead to an increased understanding of what the Holocaust was all about, and why Hitler persecuted the Jewish people as he did. Some shocking photographs are incorporated into the presentation, as are...
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Life on a North Carolina Military Base in Wartime

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Investigators use a “Says/Means” chart to analyze and draw inferences from quotes taken directly from newspaper articles detailing life on an active military base in Greensboro, North Carolina during World War II. Individuals then use a...
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Maus I and II: Pictionary

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Why is visual literacy so important in understanding Maus? Introduce your class to basic elements of graphic novels with a game of pictionary. A list of 13 words are included, but you could potentially add some World War II-related terms...
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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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Compare and Contrast Night to Life is Beautiful

For Teachers 8th - 10th
After reading Elie Wiesel's Night, watching the movie Life is Beautiful, and researching World War II, class members write a comparison essay on the book and film. This includes a prior knowledge activity, discussion in whole and small...