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Studying the Holocaust

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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Equality & Human Rights Commission: Secondary Lesson Plans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection of 12 instructional activities helps young people develop the five core social and emotional learning competencies identified by CASEL. Videos, slides, activities, games, news articles, and discussions target life skills. In...
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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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Crimes Against Humanity and Civilization: The Genocide of the Armenians

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Used with the PBS film The Armenian Genocide (Two Cats Productions), the eight lessons in this collection teach high schoolers about the Armenian Genocide. Students use primary and secondary sources to research the history of the Ottoman...
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Jewish Resistance

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Resistance to the Holocaust took on many forms. Learners explore the passive and active resistance of Jewish people who continued their practices and observances, as well as organized resistance against the evils of the Nazis. An...
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The "Final Solution"

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Nazi policies shifted from deportation and imprisonment to extermination of the Jewish people in death camps in the "Final Solution." Learners examine photos of artifacts, read poetry written by survivors, analyze testimony from...
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Survivors and Liberators

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The end was just the beginning. The period immediately after the end of World War II and the Holocaust is often called "The Return to Life" as survivors looked to reunite and recreate broken families and shattered lives. A two-lesson...
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Nazi Germany

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The Holocaust was an evolution of anti-Semitism, scapegoating, and targeted violence against Jews with Nazi policies. A resource unpacks the escalation in violence, along with the erosion of democratic institutions, during the 1930s....
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The Children and Legacies Beyond the Holocaust

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Using video testimony, primary source documents that detail international agreements, and structured discussions, learners consider the precarious position of children during the Holocaust and other international conflicts, and how to...
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Rescuers and Non-Jewish Resistance

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be a rescuer during the time of the Holocaust? Learners consider the role of those who resisted the Nazi invasions, including hiding Jewish people, throughout Europe. Activities include listening to the testimony of...
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The Ghettos

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Young historians examine primary sources, including diaries, poems, and photographs, to consider the conditions in the ghettos and how they fit into the escalation of the Third Reich's plot against the Jewish people. 
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Studying The Holocaust

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
While many young scholars are familiar with the Holocaust, they may not understand the specific history that led to the unprecedented atrocity. The first lesson in the unit helps teachers gauge their pupils' background knowledge. A...
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Time Capsule in a Milk Can

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine dumping out a milk can and finding letters from one of the darkest moments in history! Scholars use Holocaust Reading Passages and research to discover how people recorded and hid history during the events of World War II. They...
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Simulation on The Cambodia Peace Settlement

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can there be peace in Cambodia? Immerse your class in a realistic negotiation setting during a riveting simulation. Learners assume the roles of key players in a group sparring with an opposing group to try to achieve peace in the midst...
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Anne Frank: Facing Hatred, Daring to Dream

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
The stories of Anne Frank, Ruby Bridges, and Ryan White illustrate the power of children to make a difference. The three lesson in this must-have resource are designed to inspire young people to make a difference in their world....
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Hotel Rwanda Teacher's Guide

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Here is the comprehensive, official educator's guide for presenting Hotel Rwanda and the story of the Rwandan genocide in 1994 to a classroom environment. It includes a range of exceptional hands-on or discussion activities, as well as a...
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Global History and Geography Examination: June 2011

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
People in Ukraine, Rwanda, and Cambodia have all faced challenges to their human rights and even genocide. Using primary and secondary sources, scholars evaluate these challenges and the international community's role in them. The...
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What Would You Do? Scenario: Dachau

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
When American troops liberated the Dachau concentration camp, they were so enraged by the death they saw that a group of soldiers summarily executed Nazi soldiers. One man filmed the actions, and then struggled with a moral dilemma:...
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Contemporary Antisemitism

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Despite the recognized atrocities of the Holocaust, anti-semitism continues. The 11th and final installment of the Teaching the Holocaust series explores the long-term effects of the Holocaust on modern anti-semitism, asking pupils to...
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Perpetrators, Collaborators, and Bystanders

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
After the Holocaust, the world grappled with how to bring justice to the Nazis. But what to do with the thousands—if not millions—who allowed it to happen? Young historians consider the issues of guilt, collaboration, and responsibility...
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Antisemitism

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Propaganda and anti-semitism were linked to evil ends during the Holocaust. Using video testimony of Holocaust survivors, examples of Nazi propaganda, and discussion questions, learners explore the roots of anti-semitism in Europe and...
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Discrimination

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Discrimination takes many forms, and lesson eight in the 12-part series addresses many types and their greater impact on society. The lesson uses a presentation, videos, news stories, and discussions to synthesize many different viewpoints.
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Ripples of Genocide: Journey through Eastern Congo

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Could you locate the Democratic Republic of Congo on a map? Scholars investigate the genocide taking place in Eastern Congo. Groups explore web-based evidence as well as the Ripples in Genocide source to take a closer look at the issue....
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Genocide in Darfur: Darfur Eyewitness Teacher Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The events of the Holocaust in World War II would never happen again, right? Scholars research the current genocide taking place in Darfur. Using video and Holocaust Reading Passages, they analyze the horror of this forgotten part of the...
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Defying Genocide

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Defying death. Defying those who want to do harm. Defying genocide. Pupils research the events in Rwanda to gain an understanding of what it takes to survive a horrific event like a holocaust. They use video, time lines, and Holocaust...
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Remember the Children: Daniel’s Story

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine being a child forced from your home and into a concentration camp during World War II. Scholars prepare for a visit to the United States Holocaust Museum by researching the children of the horrible event. They analyze...
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Educational Modules Based on Audio Podcasts

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine hearing someone claim an event like the Holocaust never happened. Pupils use audio podcasts and reading passages to dive into the lives of those impacted by the Holocaust of World War II. Using the information they gather, class...
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The Holocaust: Bystanders and Upstanders

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Scholars analyze the role of bystanders during the Holocaust. The investigation explores the roles of the bystanders, upstanders, and rescuers with primary and secondary resources to determine actions taken—or not—and their implications...
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How Should We Remember?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
We must remember the past in order to avoid its mistakes. Young historians analyze the importance of historical remembrance using primary and secondary documents, as well as video clips. They then study the creation of a World War II...
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Actions and Consequences

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Even the smallest actions can produce big consequences! Explore the results of both good and bad actions through an engaging activity. Grouped pupils analyze scenarios to examine the physical and emotional outcomes of teasing, bullying,...
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Building Community and Combating Hate

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Put a little love in your classroom! Help middle school scholars understand differences among people and build a sense of community within their school through 10 well-organized lessons. Each unique lesson incorporates writing,...
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Congo and Africa's World War: Crash Course World History 221

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Clarify the history and conditions of modern-day Africa with a video by Crash Course World History. As high schoolers learn about Joseph-Desire Mobutu, the Rwandan Genocide, and the first democratic election in the Democratic Republic of...
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Grade 11 ELA Module 3: Researching Multiple Perspectives to Develop a Position

For Teachers 11th Standards
The only way that a heinous act of genocide can succeed is if citizens of surrounding groups and countries turn their backs on those suffering. A thorough language arts module addresses shared central ideas with three separate units,...
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The Milgram Experiment

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
How far are people willing to go to obey authority? Shockingly, pretty far. Or that is the conclusion one could draw based on a reading of Saul McLeod's article about the 1963 experiment conducted by Yale psychologist Stanley Milgram....
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Hotel Rwanda: Comprehension and Discussion Activities for the Movie

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Support your presentation of the film Hotel Rwanda with this collection of worksheets, which includes background information, vocabulary, summary of characters, and fill-in-the-blank worksheets for students to complete as they watch the...
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Deconstructing Genocide: The Ultimate Crime Against Humanity

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
There are eight stages of an atrocity known as genocide, and it's important to understand how they are represented so we can fight against it in the future. As young historians watch video clips of ten Jewish Holocaust survivors'...
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Elie Wiesel: Speaking Truth to Genocide to Power

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Invite your learners to discover the efforts of Night author Elie Wiesel to promote awareness of genocide in the world. After watching and reading an interview of Elie Wiesel, high schoolers work to create a living Holocaust museum by...
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Lessons from the Holocaust

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Connect global examples of attempted genocide with a well-designed social studies lesson. It includes an excellent informational text with background information on the Holocaust, as well as worksheets, book report guidelines, and...
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Lesson: Collect Oral Histories About the Genocide in Guatemala

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed Standards
Begin this powerful study on the Guatemalan genocide with a nine-minute video clip, which can be easily found online. The excerpt introduces the class to this tragedy through a personal account, which is what they will be collecting....
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Lessons from Auschwitz: The Power of Our Words

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Some words are best left unspoken.  Words matter, according to Benjamin Zander, conductor, teacher, and lecturer. To illustrate his point, Zander recounts a story told to him by a survivor of Auschwitz. As a result of her experience this...
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Teaching About Genocide

For Students Higher Ed
Teaching children of any age about genocide or The Holocaust can be difficult, as the content is sensitive and often emotional. This academic article was written by an educator and is intended to help you consider multiple aspects of...
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Holocaust: Voice of the Children

For Teachers 7th - 11th
A picture is worth a thousand words. A visual account of the Nazi Empire, past and present scenes of WWII Concentration Camps, and the children of the Holocaust are presented in this slide show. Image heavy and graphic in nature, this...
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Genocides of the 20th Century

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders research the causes of the major genocides of the 20th century. They participate in a jigsaw activity and complete a concept map of different genocides, watch and discuss excerpts from the movies "Hotel Rwanda," "The...
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Darfur: Violence and the Media

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners read an article on Darfur prior to class, discuss the conflict in Darfur, visit a series of websites, and complete a worksheet evaluating the reporting and sources used. They view films on genocide to decide if the Darfur...
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Intolerance in American History

For Students 8th - 12th
Examine the United States through the lens of intolerance using this 2-week unit plan, which includes details for 13 days of instruction. Scholars study examples of prejudiced behavior throughout history, discuss issues in groups,...
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Africa Today

For Teachers 8th - 10th
If you have already studied current social and political troubles facing Africans today, then this slideshow is a perfect complement. Using prior knowledge, learners review some of the major issues currently affecting people in Africa....
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Armenian Genocide

For Teachers 8th - 11th
As your historians examine the beginnings of WWI, ensure they are familiar with the Armenian Genocide. This basic introductory lesson plan utilizes teacher-led discussion, map analysis, and a Socratic seminar. Not much detail is offered...
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The Holocaust and other Genocides

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students consider the inhumanity of genocide. In this art analysis lesson, students examine images from genocides, discuss their impressions, and write essays about the indignity of genocide.
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Putting a Face to the Numbers

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students define the term genocide in there own terms and discuss reasons why genocide occurs. In groups, students research genocides throughout history. They compile historical accounts of genocide to be include in a class compilation...
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Genocide: Past & Present

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Learners visit the Holocaust Musuem through an interactive program. They examine Hitler's Final Solution and where concentration camps were located. They analyze how the situations in Auschwitz are similiar to Darfur.
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The History of the Holocaust From A Personal Perspective

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students research and identify how Holocaust events affected lives of real people who lived in Europe from 1933 through 1945 and after, and create original artwork, poetry, and essays that reflect understanding of Holocaust, and its...
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Teach About the Holocaust To Prevent Acts of Hate

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Invest the time to study personal histories, poetry, and movies about the Holocaust so learners can grasp the plight of the individual.
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World War Two : Europe and North Africa 1939 - 1945 Map

For Teachers 9th - 12th
With over 12 million people slaughtered, both military and civilian, World War II is our most destructive war to date. This shows the occupation of both the Allied and Axis troops throughout Europe and even into Northern Africa. While...
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Raphael Lemkin: Identifying Lemkin's Outrage

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine World War I war crimes. In this world history lesson plan, students use primary and secondary sources to research Armenian genocide and the trial of Soghomon Tehlirin.
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Tolerance and Genocide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the causes of genocide. In this cultural diversity lesson, students discuss genocide incidents in Africa, the Middle East, and Eastern Europe. Students then write essays about what they would do if their cultural...
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Holocaust Remembrance Day

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students view an interactive presentation on the Holocaust using the Holocaust Remebrance Day website. They first brainstorm what they already know about the Holocaust then they work through several sections of the presentation. At the...
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Genocide in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students access a variety of websites that explore the Nazi German genocide of Jews in WWII. They view a film, complete a worksheet and write an opinion paper supporting the view to either punish or forgive the perpetrators of crimes...
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Promote Tolerance on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Delve into the history of Auschwitz to educate this generation about the Holocaust, genocide, and tolerance.
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What Concepts are being presented

For Teachers K
World War II, WWII, the Holocaust, the Rise of the Nazi Empire, Concentration Camps, the effect on children. The first 9 slides are of images and scenes of WWII, Black and white photography Slides 10 to 20 show present day photos of...
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Genocide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars research acts of genocide to become aware that acts of genocide have been ongoing throughout history, and continue today. Students create a presentation including a verbal description of the situation, a written summary...
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Sudan -- Efforts to Avert Genocide in the Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine current events in Sudan and their efforts to prevent another genocide. They identify the roles of different humanitarian organizations in the area. They research the efforts to bring those accused of genocide to...
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The Aftermath of Genocide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and discuss articles written about the Rwandan genocide. They participate in a class discussion, and write a letter to the U.N. or a letter to the editor of their local newspaper.
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Krystallnacht the Night of the Broken Glass, Hate and the Nazi Regime

For Students 7th - 10th
In this Holocaust worksheet, students identify and locate vocabulary terms/names related to the night of broken glass, hate, and the Nazi Regime. There are 20 words located in the word search.
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World War II/Holocaust

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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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Prejudice Discussion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners discuss ethical dilemmas in a cooperative setting, and compare today's social problems with those present during the rise of the Nazi party.
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Genocide in Africa

For Teachers 10th - 12th
This slide show provides the images of maps, people, and locations related to the genocide occurring in Africa. One slide outlines details of major events concerning Rwandan Civil War and Darfur. The images could be used to accompany a...
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Why Was There Genocide in Rwanda?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers determine what genocide is and consider why it took place in Rwanda. In this contemporary history lesson, students determine what genocide is and discuss the provided key questions to identify how Rwanda became a victim of...
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Building a Peace

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Young scholars take a closer look at the rebuilding of Rwanda. In this current events lesson, students review the genocide in the country during the 1990's and perform role plays that require them to determine how to rebuild a nation...
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What was the outside world's reaction to the genocide?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders study the worlds reaction to genocide.  For this World History lesson, 9th graders develop a viewpoint on the world's reaction to this genocide. 
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A Toolbox for Preventing Genocide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the implications of genocide. In this genocide lesson plan, students reflect on the response of America to genocide in Armenia, Rwanda, and Darfur. Students consider how to prevent the loss of human life through genocide.
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The Rwanda Commemoration Project: Genocide in Our Time

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students define the word genocide and explain the key events in Rwanda history. In groups, they explain the relationship between the Tutsis and Hutus and read the first hand account of a young victim in the genocide. They research the...
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Rwanda: You Go, Girls

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine the genocide that took place in Rwanda in 1994 and focus the post-genocide success of women. They study websites to examine how women are challenging their traditional roles in Rwandan society.
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A Modern Connection to Genocide

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students investigate the genocide that occurred in Rwanda. They read and discuss an article, watch a Frontline video, complete a worksheet for the video, and write a letter to the Rwandan government or United Nations about the...
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Carrying the Torch

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers consider how World War II impacted Holocaust survivors. In this Holocaust lesson, students visit selected websites to discover information about the concentration camps, their conditions, and how survivors went on with...
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Nation Building

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ninth graders examine the role of the United States in nation building.  In this World History activity, 9th graders evaluate the role of the United States in building nations in other parts of the world. 
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Continuing Lemkin's Legacy: What Can We Do to Prevent and Stop Genocide?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars investigate genocide. In this contemporary history lesson, students research Darfur advocacy organizations and present plans of action to stop the injustice in Darfur.
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The Genocide Teaching Project

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students investigate what genocide is as well as places that it is found in the 20th century. They trace the history of genocide back to the events that occurred in Sudan's history. Brainstorming ways to prevent the ongoing conflicts and...
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Ghosts of Rwanda: Reconciliation and Reparations

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine a specific case of genocide participation in Rwanda. Working in groups, they simulate the courtroom drama, from the positions of victim, perpetrator, and court monitor. They conclude by writing essays on the...
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Genocide-Holocaust

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders gain insight and perspective as to how and why the Holocaust occured. They explain why the specific groups were targeted, and complete a brief paragraph about what it would have been like to live during this era.
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That Was Then, This Is Now

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the world power of the United States. In this Social Studies lesson, 5th graders choose a world issue and identify ways the United States could help to solve the situation. Students determine the consequences and...
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Rwanda - You Go, Girls!

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine genocide and the roles of Rwandan women in their country.  In this genocide lesson students view a video and study data. 
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Genocide

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine human genocide. In this genocide lesson, 12th graders listen to their instructor present a lecture about genocide and then research specific historical events. Students present their research findings to their peers.
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Darfur Now Lesson Two: Responding to the Violence in Darfur

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the concept of political activism. In this Darfur conflict lesson, students watch "Darfur Now" and consider the stories of the political activists featured. Students use the information regarding the activists to create...
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Ladder of Prejudice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine the "rungs" in the escalation up the "ladder of prejudice" leading from the first rung of speech to the final rung of extermination.  For this Holocaust and prejudice lesson, students use the visual of a ladder to...
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Darfur Now Lesson Three: Understanding Activism

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students explore the concept of political activism. In this Darfur conflict instructional activity, students reflect on Darfur activists they studied in prior lessons. Students use the information regarding the activists to design a...
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Genocide in History

For Teachers 7th - 11th
For this genocide in the 20th century study guide worksheet, young scholars read the notes provided and add notes of their own.
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Confronting Genocide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover what the term genocide means and are assigned to groups to reasearch an act of genocide in order to answer each question from their worksheet. They then compare their results making special notes of patterns they observe.
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Writing About The Holocaust, Using Poetry

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders write a poem describing a concentration camp. After a thorough lecture/demo, 6th graders use a real-life example of a poem written by a boy in a concentration camp as inspiration to begin writing their own.
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Genocide, Sovereignty, Humanitarian Intervention and Accountability

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the attempts by various countries to genocide their members. In groups, they compare and contrast the responses by the other countries of the world to stop the genocide. They also identify cases in which the...
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A Study of Genocide and Project for Rememberance

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine the mass execution of Ukranian Jews by the Nazis at Babi Yar through a variety of sources, including: music, poetry, primary sources and photographs. They also design a memorial for the victims.
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WAR child Canada's: GENOCIDE

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars identify reasons genocide occurs through group research into specific Genocide incidents of the 20th century. They put into perspective why an organization such as the United Nations is necessary by introducing them to one...