Tagged: Lesson Plans

Redefining How We Teach Propaganda

January 28, 2021

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USHMM Curated Lesson Plans

January 28, 2021

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Echoes and Reflections Chapter 2

January 28, 2021

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Curated collection of Propaganda Teaching Resources

January 28, 2021

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Victims of the Nazi Era

January 14, 2021

Ronda HassigHarmony Middle SchoolOverland Park, Kansas Rhonda IrelandLee's Summit North High SchoolLee's Summit, Missouri Jean RuhlSt. Regis SchoolKansas City, Missouri Grade Level8th-12th grade SubjectInformation LiteracySocial Studies Time Needed7+ class periods IntroductionThis Webquest was designed for a dual purpose. It was to fulfill a requirement for a course entitled "Taming the Tiger" taught by Marsha Ratzel in 2004. The webquest will also be part of the shared curriculum of the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education Isak Federman Holocaust Teaching Cadre, of which we are all three members.This Webquest requires students to research the Holocaust from multiple perspectives of those that experienced…

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Using Literature Excerpts in your Holocaust Class

January 14, 2021

Adapted from a lesson byLaura PattonIndian Woods Middle SchoolOverland Park, Kansas Grade Level7th-12th grade SubjectLanguage Arts/ReadingSocial Studies Time Needed1-2 class periods IntroductionMany Holocaust survivors shared the memories of their experiences to help educate future generations. They are not historians, but rather important eye-witnesses to what was happening to them at a given place, in a given time, in a given set of circumstances. By reading several segments of different memoirs on a particular topic, the reader is able to piece together a broader view of what was happening across a spectrum of experiences during the Holocaust. MaterialsTeacher InstructionsStudent Notetaking Sheet…

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The Nuremberg Trials – A Teaching Activity

January 14, 2021

Arvel McElroyRetired from Olathe South High SchoolOlathe, Kansas Grade LevelHigh School SubjectSocial StudiesGifted Education Time NeededTo be determined by teacher IntroductionThe Nuremberg project is part of an historical film studies class that I have written on World War II. The inclusion of the film Nuremberg and the examination of its historical accuracy are a vital part of the ultimate goal for the class. Much of what Americans know about history comes from their exposure to “Hollywood” films. Introducing the students to original documentation and oral histories, or transcripts of such histories, will assist them in evaluating the film's accuracy and,…

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THE NAZI OLYMPICS Berlin 1936

January 14, 2021

Lesson Plans for THE NAZI OLYMPICS Berlin 1936The following lesson plans and activities were prepared by the Midwest Center for Holocaust Education to use in conjunction with THE NAZI OLYMPICS Berlin 1936. These lessons may also be used in conjunction with the virtual version of the exhibit. THE NAZI OLYMPICS Berlin 1936 Previewing ActivitiesPropaganda and THE NAZI OLYMPICS Berlin 1936THE NAZI OLYMPICS Berlin 1936 In HistoryLiterary Terms in THE NAZI OLYMPICS Berlin 1936

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Surviving Hitler Teaching Unit

January 14, 2021

Cathy BlakeRetired from Yeokum Middle SchoolBelton, Missouri Gay RamseyTrailridge Middle SchoolShawnee Mission, Kansas Barbara WaldronTrailridge Middle SchoolShawnee Mission, Kansas Grade Level7th grade and up SubjectLanguage Arts/ReadingTime NeededBased on teacher use IntroductionThe purpose of this guide is to help teachers create meaningful learning experiences for students reading Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps. Andrea Warren's award-winning book is most appropriate for grades five through eight. This biography can be used as an introduction to Holocaust studies or as enrichment to a Holocaust unit. Surviving Hitler teaches students why, how, what, when, and where the Holocaust took place. Through…

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Resources for Teaching Antisemitism

January 14, 2021

Jenny Buchanan Lee's Summit North High SchoolLee's Summit, Missouri Grade LevelHigh School SubjectLanguage Arts/ReadingSocial Studies Time NeededRecommend 1 class period Materials European Antisemitism notesEuropean Antisemitism notes KEYTimeline ActivityTimeline Student worksheetTimeline Activity KEY

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