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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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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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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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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 plan. It includes an excellent informational text with background information on the Holocaust, as well as worksheets, book report guidelines, and...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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 and a...
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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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Sudan -- Efforts to Avert Genocide in the Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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 justice.
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The Aftermath of Genocide

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners 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.