Through diary entries and historical documents, students learn about the complex rescue networks that cooperated to save Jewish children’s lives during the Holocaust.
Students take on a comprehensive examination of the Nuremberg trials and evaluate how well the trials achieved justice.
Students explore obedience by drawing connections between traditional Jewish texts and Milgram’s psychological experiment on this behavior.
Students begin to relate Schindler's List to the contemporary world by examining recent stories of racial hatred in Charlottesville and Germany.
Students reflect on how the Holocaust can educate us about our responsibilities to confront genocide and injustice today.
Students are introduced to the history of ideas, events, and decisions that shaped the world of Schindler’s List.
Students prepare for their study of Schindler's List by creating a contract establishing a thoughtful, respectful, and caring classroom community.