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Holocaust and Human Behavior One Week Unit Outline

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Holocaust and Human Behavior One Week Unit Outline

The five lessons in this unit give students an overview of the history of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust and provide a window into the choices individuals, groups, and nations made that contributed to genocide. For a more comprehensive unit about the Holocaust that follows the Facing History scope and sequence, see our One-Month Unit Outline.

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One-Month Unit Outline for Holocaust and Human Behavior

This outline guides you through teaching a one-month unit on the history of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust. It contains 23 lessons that draw on readings, videos, and other resources from Holocaust and Human Behavior.

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Holocaust and Human Behavior Six-Week Unit Outline for Educators in Jewish Settings

This outline guides you through a six-week unit on the history of Nazi Germany and the Holocaust, designed to be taught in Jewish settings. It contains 29 lessons that draw on readings, videos, and other resources from Holocaust and Human Behavior.

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Examining the Holocaust and Human Behavior: 18-week Curriculum Outline

This outline provides an instructional pathway for educators to teach an 18-week curriculum examining the catastrophic period in the twentieth century when Nazi Germany murdered 6 million Jews and millions of other civilians, in the midst of the most destructive war in human history. Recommended for 8th and 10th-grade educators.

 

It is based on the following resources: 1) Unit: Teaching Holocaust and Human Behavior and 2) Memoir: Somewhere There is Still a Sun.

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Totally Unofficial: Raphael Lemkin and the Genocide Convention

This resource challenges students to consider how individuals, groups, and nations can take up Raphael Lemkin’s challenge to eliminate genocide.

 

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