American Jews and Popular Culture: Yiddish
Tenth graders examine the role of Yiddish in Jewish culture. They identify organizations that perserve the language and culture. They complete activities before and after visiting the museum.
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Persecution of the German-Jews: The Early Years - 1933-1939
Young historians learn about the dehumanization process of stripping German Jews of basic, fundamental rights prior to the genocide of European Jews in the 1940s. Learners watch video clips of survivors who recount such events as the...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Religion in Culture & Politics: Women’s empowerment in Syria
Learners determine their own perspective on women's empowerment then compare it to how it is seen in Syria. They watch a four documentary clips, discuss what they've seen, then answer two short essay questions. Excellent resource links...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Respecting Cultural Differences
Learners research symbols associated with cultural groups and create a visual presentation to explain the symbol to the class. In this cultural symbols instructional activity, students research actions and symbols that are important to...
9th - 11th Social Studies & History
Lesson: Michael Blum: National Identity at a Distance
Immigration, refugees, and cultural change due to the movement of people around the globe is discussed. Learners examine the work of Michael Blum to gain an understanding of how national and cultural identities shift due to immigration....
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Introduction to the Rich European Jewish Culture
Young scholars examine the culture of rich, European Jews. Using photographs, they discuss their feelings about them and decide on two they would like to use. They respond to questions found on the analysis guide. They research the...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Gender Roles in Jewish and Muslim Cultures
Gender roles and religious practices can be a very interesting and complex subject to teach. Luckily, you have found an excellent resource that includes links, vocabulary, and a great set of activities. Learners will discuss cultural...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable