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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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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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Teaching Holocaust and Human Behavior

Get print or PDF copies of our new 23-lesson unit on the Holocaust and World War II that asks students what this history can teach us about the power and impact of choices.

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Exploring Civil Rights and Migration: 18-week Curriculum Outline

This outline provides an instructional pathway for educators to teach 18-week curriculum exploring questions of identity, membership and belonging, and the power of their individual and collective choices. Recommended for 7th and 8th-grade educators.

It is based on the following resources: 1) Unit: Choices in Little Rock, 2) Memoir: Warriors Don’t Cry, 3) Unit: My Part of the Story, and 4) Nonfiction Book: Enrique’s Journey.

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