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Jews in America at the Time of Growth and Change: Forging New Frontiers
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.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Righteous Among the Nations: Oskar Schindler as a Study Case
The Righteous Among the Nations are non-Jews who risked their lives during the holocaust to save Jews in countries under Nazi rule. Class groups examine the criteria for being named to this group and then must decide, based on the provided documents, whether Oskar Schindler is worthy of this award.
10th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 10 Downloads
Celebrate Oktoberfest with the Polka
Here's a pretty comprehensive lesson on the polka. There is information on the origins of the polka and the history of Oktoberfest. There is even a list of how to count to ten in Polish, Czech, and German. Include or skip whatever you choose in presenting this lesson on the polka.
5th - 12th Physical Education 3 Views 8 Downloads
Never To Forget
Tenth graders discuss the events leading up to antisemitic behavior in Europe during World War II. Through various activities, 10th graders acquaint themselves with the political ideology of Nazism and assess responsibility for the Holocaust.
10th Social Studies & History 71 Views 162 Downloads
The Student Cafateria as the "Leafy Chestnut Tree"
Students examine the difference between "news" of earlier periods, and "news" as we know it today. They then go out into the school common areas and analyze news from the perspective of word-of-mouth storys and discuss what they can learn from the experience about what was news and how it traveled in the past.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Airports Named for People Quiz
In this online interactive geography quiz instructional activity, students respond to 18 identification questions about airports that have been named for famous people. Students have 4 minutes to complete the quiz.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
A Creole Cinderella
Students engage in shared verbal and written reflections about ethnic traditions. They study fairy tales of the Caribbean and the repeating patterns or themes used in folktales and fairy tales. They discuss similarities and differences among the various versions read prior to this lesson plan.
4th - 6th Language Arts 10 Views 39 Downloads