Students experience the challenges to reporting objectively by writing a news piece and watching a video about how journalists counteract bias in the newsroom.
Students use works by visual artist Glenn Ligon and writer Zora Neale Hurston to examine questions about their own identity.
"Students explore the artwork of a young man imprisoned in the Theresienstadt ghetto and consider the value of creative expression as a means to cope with oppression. "
Students examine the artwork in a young woman’s diary in order to consider the diverse ways people expressed fears and documented life during the Holocaust.
Students draw on diary entries and historical documents to build an understanding of the complicated role Jewish councils and Jewish police played within Nazi-run ghettos.
Students learn about the Nazi's deportation of Jews from the Łódź ghetto through diary entries and historical documents.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.