History of Jews in England
Students examine the history of the Jews living in England. In this Jewish history lesson, students study the concept of blood libel and the history of Anti-Semitism in England as they conduct research and discuss their findings.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Diary of Anne Frank
While designed to supplement a viewing of the PBS Masterpiece Classic The Diary of Anne Frank, this resource can also serve as an excellent informational text and activity source for your learners on the historical context and timeline...
8th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
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...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Writing Exercises: Jews during the Middle Ages
After exploring the life of Jewish people in Europe during the Middle Ages, have the class complete three writing prompts. They'll compose three responses that discuss anti-Semitism, Jewish contribution, and persecution of Jewish people.
9th - 11th English Language Arts
Anti-Semitism: Past and Present
Students discuss the definition of anti-Semitism. They research the roots of anti-Semitism and the history of anti-Semitism. Students consider current manifestations of anti-Semitic stereotypes and prejudice. Students create ways to...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
The History of the Holocaust From A Personal Perspective
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...
8th - 12th English Language Arts