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New Review Hate, Anti‐Semitism, & Propaganda in the Holocaust
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 restricted from everyday activities as a result of Nazi regulations.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 6 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Holocaust & the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Your young historians will analyze several primary source documents regarding the Holocaust and then incorporate the information they have gathered into an essay on the treatment of Jews and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History 17 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
To Honor All Children from Prejudice to Discrimination to Hatred....to Holocaust, Part 1
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed through the thoughts and feelings experienced by the survivors of the Holocaust viewed in this lesson.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 140 Views 717 Downloads
Introduction to the Holocaust
Students examine the events surrounding the Holocaust in World War II. After viewing a clip from "The War", they work together in groups to research the various responses from governments on the tradegy. To end the lesson, they write a journal entry about how to remember the victims and support the survivors.
9th - 12th Language Arts 49 Views 235 Downloads
Holocaust and Resistance
Students complete a unit of lessons that examine the Holocaust from the point of view of those who actively resisted the Nazis. They analyze a timeline, participate in a class debate, explore various websites, and write a letter.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 36 Downloads
'The Century's Bitterest Journalistic Failure'? Considering Times Coverage of the Holocaust
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 Away From the Holocaust" by Max Frankel, learners evaluate the role of journalism in the Holocaust and World War II.
7th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 19 Downloads
The Holocaust: Concentration Camps
Tenth graders, after reading a variety of passages and watching a video on "Children Remember the Holocaust," explore the concept of brutality of deportation and analyze conditions in concentration and death camps. They review maps and three personal testimonies having to do with the Holocaust.
10th Social Studies & History 23 Views 75 Downloads
Students examine the contributions of Holocaust heroes. In this Holocaust lesson, students watch "Holocaust Heroes," and discuss the stories shared in the video. Students create scrapbooks that feature the real or fictional account of those changed by war or other events.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 17 Downloads
Social Studies--Important People/Groups of the Holocaust
Young scholars take the personas of eight different groups of people involved in the Holocaust. In this instructional activity about the Holocaust, students view "The Rise and Fall of Adolph Hitler" young scholars view and discuss the video, focusing on Hitler's views of other races, his personal life, as well as their response to his policies.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 14 Views 56 Downloads
Holocaust Map Studies
Middle schoolers analyze maps and answer discussion questions related to WWI. In this geography lesson, students analyze historic maps to determine causes and effects of WWI in Europe. Middle schoolers read testimonies of Holocaust survivors and label maps.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 6 Views 54 Downloads
Learners comprehension widens on the subject of the Holocaust by focusing on two different, yet related, experiences of Jews in Europe during the Holocaust. Those being death camps and life in major ghettos. They trace both commonalities and differences between these types of experience.
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering 7 Views 35 Downloads
The Holocaust's Legacy
High schoolers investigate contemporary hate groups and then participate in a debate on tolerating their existence of the Holocaust. They work in groups to conduct research. Students use print and Web resources to identify one or more contemporary hate groups.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Introduction to a Study of the Holocaust
Students create questions they want answered while they read quotes and listen to passages from books about the Holocaust. They examine quotes and text passages related to the Holocaust and generate a list of questions about the Holocaust.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 23 Downloads