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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching the Holocaust, Inspiring the Classroom

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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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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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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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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U.S. Policy and the Holocaust Refugee Crisis

For Teachers 10th - 12th
How did the United States respond to the Holocaust refugee crisis during World War II? The activity focuses on the United States' foreign policies and the arguments for and against offering assistance. Scholars analyze historical...
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Hanukkah

For Students 1st - 4th Standards
How much do your students know about Hanukkah? Teach them about the sights, sounds, and traditions of the Jewish holiday with a language arts learning exercise about Hanukkah.
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Yom Kippur | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
The holiest day for the Jewish People, Yom Kippur, encourages a full day of reflection, atonement, and fasting. Students learn about Yom Kippur and how it is observed in Jewish culture with a short and engaging video.
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Rosh Hashanah | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 4th
What happens on Rosh Hashanah? An informative and engaging video takes a quick look at the traditions, symbols, and origins of the Jewish holiday.
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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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Passover | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
A short video details the history behind and the traditions associated with the Jewish celebration of Passover.
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Us and Them: Confronting Labels and Lies

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Stereotyping and discrimination based on religion catalyze many atrocities in the world. Explain the awful treatment of Jews and the lies Nazis spread by using an informative yet sensitive resource. Learners participate in a warm-up and...
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Seeking Refuge: Understanding Refugees in Canada

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What if you had no choice but to leave everything behind and seek asylum elsewhere? Do countries have an obligation to accept refugees? To gain an understanding of the complexity of the issues of refugee rights, class members first...
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Festivals of Light Hanukkah

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Five sessions make up a activity on the Jewish celebration of Hanukkah. After reading and teaching young historians the history of the Jewish holiday, learners explore the celebration through hands-on activities and collaborative learning.
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The Maccabees and Hanukkah

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Celebrate the Festival of Lights with a reading of the story of the Maccabees. Elementary learners discover how Hanukkah came to be with comprehension questions and fun activities for a full lesson during the holidays.
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Light in the Darkness

For Students 3rd - 6th
Include Hanukkah into classroom workstations during the holiday season with energetic activities and games. Children learn about the Jewish culture, play games, make crafts, and learn how to cook delicious potato latkes.
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Compare and Contrast Night to Life is Beautiful

For Teachers 8th - 10th
After reading Elie Wiesel's Night, watching the movie Life is Beautiful, and researching World War II, class members write a comparison essay on the book and film. This includes a prior knowledge activity, discussion in whole and small...
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Holocaust Theme

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners complete a unit of lessons on the events of the Holocaust during WWII. They write daily journal entries, create a collage, view and discuss videos, read and analyze novels and poetry, and complete a novel project.
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The Jewish Resistance: An Eye for an Eye

For Teachers 8th
A rather average PowerPoint is the product of a class project and provides different ways in which the Jewish people resisted the Nazi's during the Holocaust. The content in this presentation is very basic. It might be useful as a...
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Understanding Judaism Understanding Judaism

For Students 6th - 9th
In this Judaism learning exercise, students add detail to a graphic organizer regarding Jewish beliefs, Jewish practices, Jewish holidays, and Jewish history.
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History of the Jews in England

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the history of Anti-Semitism in England. In this Jewish history instructional activity, students discuss the Pyramid of Hate and the Pyramid of Alliance as they discover a brief history of the Jews in England in the last...
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Holocaust

For Students 9th - 12th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words that are related to the holocaust and the answers are found by clicking the link found at the bottom of the page.