Pope John Paul II Teacher Resources
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New World, Old Evils: Latin America and the Holocaust
Students examine how Latin America was affected by the Holocaust in Europe. In groups, they research topics related to Latin America and World War II. They interview survivors if possible and discover how entire nations were effected by this time in history.
11th - 12th English Language Arts
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 activity.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
Learners discover the Medieval reformation. In this ethics lesson, students simulate council and government bodies to determine responses to various opinions regarding religion and ethics. They determine what postilions to take and why based on their understanding of the period.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History
Death and Dying in Puritan New England: A Study Based on Early Gravestones, Vital Records, and other Primary Sources Relating to Cape Cod, Massachusetts
Students examine the time in which the Puritans lived in colonial New England. In groups, they research the Puritans view on life and death and discuss as a class. They read gravestones, diaries and other primary sources to discover more about their daily life.
9th - 12th Science
Intro to Cold War
Eleventh graders are introduced to the events between the years 1949 and 1989. They list and explain key events and people that contributed to the development of the Cold War. Students are asked "what do you think Billy Joel meant by 'We didn't start the fire', and why do you think this has historical relevance, or does it?
11th Social Studies & History
Abraham Lincoln: His Life, Speeches, and Writings
Students examine the principles that shaped the beliefs of Abraham Lincoln and respond to a variety of essay questions. They gather information through Internet research and reading selected texts. They role-play as reporters and abolitionists.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Trial Martin Luther
Students investigate details about the trial of Martin Luther. In this Reformation lesson, students review the acts of Martin Luther concerning Reformation of the Catholic Church and then read proceedings from his trial. Students simulate some of the trial and write reflection papers about the experience.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History