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Students consider how identity, and in particular how age and gender, shaped a partisan's actions.
Students view the film, analyze a primary source from the Oyneg Shabes archive, and consider why it matters who tells the stories of the Jews in the Warsaw Ghetto.
Through a mask-making activity, students learn that they can conceal or reveal aspects of their identity.
Students identify the range of actions they can take when confronted with exclusion. The term upstander is introduced, as well as key terms such as bystander, perpetrator, and victim.
Students learn about idealism through the life and accomplishments of US statesman and activist Sargent Shriver.
Students connect what they have learned about communities to their knowledge of Memphis,TN, by analyzing images of historical and local importance to the city.
Through a poem-writing activity, students broaden and deepen their understanding of identity.
Students answer the question, "What is a community?" by writing their own definition of the word and identifying what characteristics make their classroom a community.
By asking the question "Who am I?" students explore the role that identity plays in forming their values, ideas, and actions.
Through a gallery walk activity, students learn that communities consist of a collection of people with unique identities.
Students use a strategy that promotes active listening and intellectual engagement to discuss film clips featuring baseball manager Joe Maddon and civic entrepreneur Eric Liu.
Students learn about the experiences of people in Nazi Germany through a variety of firsthand accounts and identify the range of choices that they faced.