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Help students identify relevant evidence, and give them an opportunity to practice evidence selection with their peers and as a class.
Use this strategy to help students consider, compare, and analyze various perspectives on a complex topic.
Help students track a story’s main ideas and supporting details by having them illustrate important scenes.
Use this strategy to improve students’ reading skills and help them connect ideas in a text to their own lives, current events, and history.
The photographs of German soldier Wermacht Sergeant Heinz Jost bring the Warsaw Ghetto to life in this film, capturing the surviving culture despite disease and death.
Holocaust survivor, Marian Marzynski, sets out to find out how Germans are willing to build a memorial to the six million Jews murdered during the Holocaust.
Use this guide to teach the memoir The Children of Willesden Lane and its powerful story of a woman who escaped Nazi-occupied Vienna on the Kindertransport.
Black South African freedom music played a central role against apartheid. This film specifically considers the music that sustained and galvanized blacks for more than 40 years.
This collection of autobiographical true stories illuminates the experiences of a teenage Polish boy before World War II.
As Oprah Winfrey and Elie Wiesel walk through the grounds of Aushwitz, Wiesel describes his personal experience of being interned at the age of fifteen.
Through using free-verse poetry, the author shares her childhood memories of growing up as an African American in the 1960s and 1970s, living with the remnants of Jim Crow and her growing awareness of the Civil Rights movement.
Accompanying Elie Wiesel’s Night, the six selections in this video parallel scenes described in the memoir. It encourages students to think about universal themes of human behavior.