Lesson plans use content from the Ken Burns’ documentary "Defying the Nazis: The Sharps’ War"to explore what motivated the Sharps to help desperate refugees.
Explore with your students the lives of Jews before World War II and examine music as a form of resistance.
Give your students the powerful learning experience of hearing a survivor or witness of genocide speak with our video testimonies and accompanying guide.
Teaching "Salvaged Pages: Young Writers’ Diaries of the Holocaust" provides primary sources and lesson plans for language arts and history teachers to complement Alexandra Zapruder's award winning collection of diaries written by young people during the Holocaust.
These lessons grapple with the complexity of human behavior witnessed throughout the Holocaust, beginning with activities that help students discover the meaning of prejudice and ending with discussions about international law.
Centering on the film Hiding and Seeking: Faith and Tolerance After the Holocaust, this unit is a solid foundation for learning about themes of identity, universe of obligation, and rescue.