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Lesson: Interdisciplinary: Self Expression During the Holocaust in Elisabeth Kaufmann’s Diary | Facing History
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Students examine the artwork in a young woman’s diary in order to consider the diverse ways people expressed fears and documented life during the Holocaust. Themes of the lesson include: children in the Holocaust, Holocaust diaries. Students examine the artwork in a young woman’s diary in order to consider the diverse ways people expressed fears and documented life during the Holocaust. Themes of the lesson include: children in the Holocaust, Holocaust diaries. Show less
Unit: Resistance during the Holocaust: An Exploration of the Jewish Partisans | Facing History
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Deepen students’ understanding of resistance with these lessons that bring together the firsthand accounts of former Jewish partisans and historical conte...Show more Deepen students’ understanding of resistance with these lessons that bring together the firsthand accounts of former Jewish partisans and historical context on the partisan movement. Themes include: Holocaust, resistance. Also includes student activity. Show less
I'm Still Here : Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust | Facing History and Ourselves
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This documentary brings to life the diaries of young people who witnessed first-hand the horrors of the Holocaust, celebrating a group of brave, young wri...Show more This documentary brings to life the diaries of young people who witnessed first-hand the horrors of the Holocaust, celebrating a group of brave, young writers who refused to quietly disappear. Themes include: children in the Holocaust, Holocaust diaries. Includes a lesson plan to accompany the documentary. Show less
Every Day the Impossible: Jewish Women in the Partisans | Facing History and Ourselves
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This is a short film about Jewish women partisans--could be interesting to follow a unit for older students about gender or fighting back in the Holocaust. Themes include: women in the Holocaust, resistance, partisans. This is a short film about Jewish women partisans--could be interesting to follow a unit for older students about gender or fighting back in the Holocaust. Themes include: women in the Holocaust, resistance, partisans. Show less
Weapons of the Spirit | Facing History and Ourselves
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During WWII, Pierre Sauvage and his family were hidden in the French village of Le Chambon. The Chambonnaise people saved approximately 5,000 Jewish adult...Show more During WWII, Pierre Sauvage and his family were hidden in the French village of Le Chambon. The Chambonnaise people saved approximately 5,000 Jewish adults and children during the war. Themes include: Jews in hiding, the Holocaust in France, Righteous Gentiles. Show less
America and the Holocaust | Facing History and Ourselves
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Background reading for any teacher or older student interested in learning more about connections to America from the Holocaust. Themes include: America, the Holocaust. Background reading for any teacher or older student interested in learning more about connections to America from the Holocaust. Themes include: America, the Holocaust. Show less
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum : Some Were Neighbors
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Interesting activity about the choices of everyday people in the Holocaust. Ties into White Bird because, like the book tells one woman's story, so do these photographs. Themes include: Nazis, collaboration. Interesting activity about the choices of everyday people in the Holocaust. Ties into White Bird because, like the book tells one woman's story, so do these photographs. Themes include: Nazis, collaboration. Show less
An Overview of the Holocaust: Topics to Teach
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This link provides background and discussion questions as well as film footage and readings on the broader Holocaust. Themes include: introduction to the Holocaust. This link provides background and discussion questions as well as film footage and readings on the broader Holocaust. Themes include: introduction to the Holocaust. Show less
Guidelines for Teaching about the Holocaust — United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
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Guidelines for beginning to teach the Holocaust. Themes include: introduction to the Holocaust. Guidelines for beginning to teach the Holocaust. Themes include: introduction to the Holocaust. Show less
Lesson: Race and Space | Facing History
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Students examine the Nazi ideology of “race and space” and the role it played in Germany’s aggression toward other nations, groups, and individuals. Themes include: Nazi racial ideology, Aryanism, disabled community. Students examine the Nazi ideology of “race and space” and the role it played in Germany’s aggression toward other nations, groups, and individuals. Themes include: Nazi racial ideology, Aryanism, disabled community. Show less
Lesson: The Holocaust: The Range of Responses | Facing History
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Students deepen their examination of human behavior during the Holocaust by analyzing and discussing the range of choices available to individuals, groups, and nations. Themes include: collaboration, perpetrators, resistance. Students deepen their examination of human behavior during the Holocaust by analyzing and discussing the range of choices available to individuals, groups, and nations. Themes include: collaboration, perpetrators, resistance. Show less
Rescuers and Non-Jewish Resistance | Echoes & Reflections
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A unit of Holocaust Education lesson plans. Themes include: resistance, rescuers, Righteous Gentiles, Jews in hiding. A unit of Holocaust Education lesson plans. Themes include: resistance, rescuers, Righteous Gentiles, Jews in hiding. Show less
La Shoah: Holocaust Lesson Plan
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Resources originally written for American students of the French language and culture focusing on the Holocaust and WWII in France. Themes include: the Holocaust in France. Resources originally written for American students of the French language and culture focusing on the Holocaust and WWII in France. Themes include: the Holocaust in France. Show less
Righteous Among the Nations: rescuers of the Holocaust – Lesson Plan |  Lesson Plan | PBS NewsHour Extra
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This lesson will teach students about Yad Vashem and the Righteous using Yad Vashem's website, handouts, and a writing assignment. Themes include: Yad Vashem, Righteous Gentiles. This lesson will teach students about Yad Vashem and the Righteous using Yad Vashem's website, handouts, and a writing assignment. Themes include: Yad Vashem, Righteous Gentiles. Show less
Teacher Resources for Holocaust Education | Jewish Federation of Greater Indianapolis
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Teaching about the Holocaust and genocide can seem daunting, especially when considering the importance of having historically accurate information that ...Show more Teaching about the Holocaust and genocide can seem daunting, especially when considering the importance of having historically accurate information that fits the tone of the topic. The seriousness of the events combined with the emotional impact it can have on students makes the correct choice of resources even more important. We have compiled resources that can be used as general Holocaust teaching materials, as well a study guide and timeline of events relating to The Diary of Anne Frank. Show less
White Bird
A Wonder Story
Graphic Novel - 2019
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