In this unit students experience how art can serve as a tool to understanding history by analyzing paintings by renowned artist and Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak.
Deepen students’ understanding of resistance with these lessons that bring together the firsthand accounts of former Jewish partisans and historical context on the partisan movement.
For National Poetry Month, introduce students to spoken word poetry and explore its power to give voice to issues that impact our communities.
Use these activities to help students reflect on the themes in Amanda Gorman’s Inauguration Day poem and consider how their unique experiences and voices can help America “forge a union with purpose.”
This lesson plan provides historical context and key questions to help teach about Poland's Holocaust law. In 2018 Poland’s president signed a bill into law which makes it illegal to accuse the nation of complicity in crimes committed by Nazi Germany, including the Holocaust.