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Help students engage with a fictional or historical character by creating an annotated illustration.
This strategy helps students synthesize and articulate the most important takeaways from a variety of resources containing information about a particular topic or theme.
Provide a creative way for students to engage with a text by transforming a line they find meaningful into a poem.
Help students identify and analyze the key characteristics of the three most common types of news articles.
Use this strategy to help students consider, compare, and analyze various perspectives on a complex topic.
Arch Oboler’s 1938 radio play, performed by Katharine Hepburn, pleaded with American audiences to offer more aid to Jewish refugee children. It aired as the country debated over the Wagner-Rogers Bill (Joint Resolution 64).
Journalists explore social media activism by discussing #IfTheyGunnedMeDown, a Twitter hashtag response to what was seen as racism and stereotypes in the images featured in the media.
Dr. Richard Hovannisian, professor of Near Eastern Studies at UCLA, speaks about the radicalization of the Young Turks in the Ottoman Empire from 1908-1914.
2081 depicts a dystopian future in which everyone is "finally equal."
This short documentary captures the spirit of Jewish life in Warsaw, Poland, before World War II.
Scholar Beth Van Schaack discusses General Matsui Iwane’s involvement in the Nanjing atrocities.
Benjamin Ferencz, International Law Scholar and Former Nuremberg Prosecutor, shares his experience as Chief Prosecutor at the trial of the Einsatzgruppen commanders.