Students are introduced to the Nazis’ idea of a “national community” and examine how the Nazis used the Nuremberg Laws to define who belonged.
Students draw on diary entries and historical documents to build an understanding of the complicated role Jewish councils and Jewish police played within Nazi-run ghettos.
Through diary entries and historical documents, students deepen their understanding of daily life in the Theresienstadt ghetto during the final months of the Holocaust.
Students learn how Nazi policy differed within countries by exploring the diary entries of a young Jew who fled from Belgium to the Netherlands during the Holocaust.
Students learn about the Nazi's deportation of Jews from the Łódź ghetto through diary entries and historical documents.
Students learn about the deportation of the Łódź ghetto to Auschwitz-Birkena through diary entries and historical documents.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.
Students compare a personal account of Kristallnacht with other primary source material to understand its significance in the context of the Holocaust.
Students compare a personal account of life in the Stanisławów ghetto with historical documents to deepen their understanding of the implementation of the Final Solution in one Polish community.
Students examine Nazi propaganda through the personal accounts of two young men living in German-occupied Europe.
Students draw on diary entries and historical documents to gain insight into experiences of refugees during the Holocaust.