Students look at evidence of the changing demographics of the United States and analyze what it suggests about the complexity of the country’s national identity.
Students take on a comprehensive examination of the Nuremberg trials and evaluate how well the trials achieved justice.
Students begin to relate Schindler's List to the contemporary world by examining recent stories of racial hatred in Charlottesville and Germany.
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.