Students grapple with the meaning of justice and the purpose of trials as they learn how the Allies responded to the atrocities of Nazi Germany.
Students draw on diary entries and historical documents to build an understanding of the complicated role Jewish councils and Jewish police played within Nazi-run ghettos.
Students learn about the Nazi's deportation of Jews from the Łódź ghetto through diary entries and historical documents.
By reading diary entries from a survivor of the Theresienstadt ghetto, students consider the complex emotional state of survivors in the final days of the war.
Students examine Nazi propaganda through the personal accounts of two young men living in German-occupied Europe.
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.