Historical Revisionism Teacher Resources
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Denial on Trial
What is the "Faurisson Affair”? What is “Holocaust Revisionism”? What does freedom of speech entail? Do revisionists have a right to voice their ideas? Such questions are at the heart of a richly detailed, thought provoking lesson launched by a reading of an article from the New York Times about Holocaust deniers. Everything you need, from discussion questions, to research links, from activities to extensions, is included. A powerful addition to your curriculum library.
Historical Revisionism and the Holocaust
Ninth graders research the history of the Holocaust. In groups, they investigate the accuracy and ojectivity of websites related to the topic. They review the arguments of holocaust deniers and identify the movites behind these views. Analyzing claims of holocaust survivors, they determine the validity of their stories.
The Pearl Harbor Controversy
Did Roosevelt know about the planned attack on Pearl Harbor prior to December 7, 1941? After examining primary and secondary source materials, viewing documentary footage on the attack, a History Channel video on the controversy, and engaging in group and full class discussions, individuals present their response to the central question as an argumentative essay.
New! History vs. Andrew Jackson
What would happen if the values and decisions of the past were put on trial today? Watch as the answer unfolds in a clever cartoon drama centering on the presidency of Andrew Jackson. A great way of opening the door to multiple points of view, the video presents opposing perspectives on a variety of decisions and actions undertaken by the seventh United States president.
Land of the Rising Guns?
Learners discuss the decision after World War II of Japan's to follow a policy of pacifism. After reading an article, they identify the ways Japan is strengthening its military. They watch a video to discover how their Constitution was changed. To end the lesson, they write a paper arguing against or for Japan increasing its military.
Asking About Armenia
Young scholars explore the modern history, culture, economy, conflicts, social conditions, and geographical boundaries of Armenia and present their findings to fellow classmates at a teach-in.
Science: Bees: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Learners investigate the world of bees and describe their characteristics. by identifying the bees' parts, they demonstrate how these parts function. In the lab, students dissect bees and view the various parts under microscopes. Interdisciplinary activities include: constructing bee hive models, measuring and weighing bees, recording bee sounds, and writing bee stories and poems.
Young scholars widen their understanding of the different points of view surrounding current news topics. They research a current controversy on which public opinion is divided and write a concise commentary on the topic expressing a strong point of view.
Students explore facts about Hitler's life and the historical events that occurred in that time, his view of history, his theory of race and his political goals. They explore his use of anti-Semitism to advance his career and consolidate power.
Chinese History and Philosophy: European Intrusion During the Qing Dynasty
Students explore world history by answering a list of study questions in class. For this China lesson, students identify the era of the Qing Dynasty the peace it brought to China. Students identify economic problems as well and answer study questions based on the assigned text.
Chinese History and Philosophy: The Sung Dynasty
Students read facts about The Sung Dynasty in China and answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 4 short answer questions.
The Aryan Age
Pupils read facts about The Aryan Age and answer short answer questions about it. Students complete 9 short answer questions.