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Students investigate the messages in Adolf Hitler's speeches by performing a close read of the transcript of his first radio address as chancellor.
Students define propaganda and practice an image-analysis activity on a piece of propaganda from Nazi Germany.
Students contemplate the challenges the Allies faced when seeking justice after the Holocaust through an interactive, discussion-based activity.
Students use journaling and group discussion to respond to emotionally-challenging diary entries of a Jewish teenager confined in a Nazi ghetto.
Students use videos and readings featuring US Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power to develop a historical and human understanding of today’s global refugee crisis.
Students use maps of the world before and after World War I to make inferences and predictions about the ways the war changed the world.
Students read fictional biographies of German citizens and make hypotheses about the citizens' voting choices in the Weimar elections.
Students create a "found poem" drawing on words from the testimony of a survivor of the Holocaust.
Students learn about several Holocaust memorials around the world in preparation to design their own memorial.
Students examine how identity and biases can impact how individuals interpret images and experience the challenge of selecting images to represent news events, particularly connected to sensitive issues.
Students examine the Nazi ideology of “race and space” and the role it played in Germany’s aggression toward other nations, groups, and individuals.
Students analyze a variety of firsthand accounts of Kristallnacht in order to piece together a story of what happened on that night.