Students create a "toolbox" of the skills, attitudes, and actions that are necessary to respond to and prevent hatred from taking hold in their communities.
Students begin to relate Schindler's List to the contemporary world by examining recent stories of racial hatred in Charlottesville and Germany.
Students reflect on how the Holocaust can educate us about our responsibilities to confront genocide and injustice today.
Students are introduced to the history of ideas, events, and decisions that shaped the world of Schindler’s List.
Students prepare for their study of Schindler's List by creating a contract establishing a thoughtful, respectful, and caring classroom community.
Students establish a safe space for holding sensitive conversations, before introducing the events surrounding Ferguson, by acknowledging people's complicated feelings about race and creating a classroom contract.
Students identify what good, productive, and meaningful conversations look and sound like through an interactive modeling activity.
Students analyze Atticus' character in Go Set a Watchman in historical context by reading primary sources that illuminate the ways many white southerners reacted to the prospect of social change.
Students identify how the beliefs about race developed during the Enlightenment still impact attitudes toward race and equality in the United States today.