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Scavenger hunt

History, Religion / Ethics

This scavenger hunt was designed for Mitzvah Day 2021 where the theme was "Gedenken", Remembrance. The students were 8th graders and had to look for information about Centropa interview information...

8

Promises

History, other projects

The broad theme of these lessons is human connection, and a more specific theme is promises: how people keep promises, or don’t, and what happens in either situation. Students are...

10, 11, 12, 7, 8, 9

Return to Rivne: Stations Lesson

Using Return to Rivne as the centerpiece, this lesson uses stations for students to explore the geography, pre-war life, Roma people, the family that hid Shelly and Raya, the toys...

6, 7, 8

What We Live is History

English, History
“What We Live is History,” can be used in social studies, history, English, and other classes. This lesson challenges students to consider that their lives now will one day be...
10, 11, 12, 6, 7, 8, 9

Centropa Biography Film/Stolpersteine Assignment

History, other projects
In this project, students work in pairs to read Centropa biographies, create a 5 minute video about the interviewee, and design a Stolpersteine (commemorative stone) for them.
6, 7, 8, 9

Looking back: A child’s recollections of the Holocaust through the eyes of the children of today

History
In this cross-cultural project, three Jewish school teachers assigned their students to read the same text using slightly different assignments. Students in all classes produced art in response to the...
10, 11, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Greek Jewry of Thessaloniki

English, History
The subject of the script concerns the acquisition of knowledge of local history, focusing our attention on the multiculturalism of Thessaloniki and especially on the existence of a prosperous Jewish...
8, 9

Diary and Memoir Project

History
An interdisciplinary lesson is designed to expose students to important responses to historical and social events and enable students to explore the following statement of inquiry: In times of social...
6, 7, 8

Jewish People and Gentiles

Civic activism, History
Our textbooks have very little information on the Holocaust. Students are familiar with the impacts of the Holocaust in Germany and Poland but they know very little about Eastern European...
10, 11, 6, 7, 8, 9

Searching for the lost World

Geography, History, Religion / Ethics
1 - 4, 10, 11, 12, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, University

Teaching and Learning about the Holocaust in the Republic of Croatia

History
1 - 4, 10, 11, 12, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, University

Hot to use 'El otro Camino' in an intercultural context

History
1 - 4, 10, 11, 12, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Holocaust Memorial Center for the Jews of Macedonia

History
1 - 4, 10, 11, 12, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, University

Lesson plan Zahor- Remember

German language, History
A lesson plan developed by three German teachers.
10, 11, 12, 7, 8, 9

Matilda Kalef - Three Promises

History
1. This particular lesson is suitable for teaching about the Holocaust, since students will have the opportunity to learn that the Holocaust was the systematic, bureaucratic, state-sponsored persecution and murder...
10, 11, 12, 8, 9

Me and the Society

Civic activism, History, Literature
“Me and the Society” is a lesson plan for students at the Primary School in order to develop understanding of the notion of being active in the community. They discuss...
1 - 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Two person poetry

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The Power of a Promise

Religion / Ethics
Reflecting about who we are and how we behave are central to the High Holiday experience. Beginning with Elul and running through Simchat Torah, Jews ask forgiveness for our sins...
10, 11, 12, 6, 7, 8, 9

Hana's Suitcase

English
This Holocaust ELA lesson for 7th or 9th grade students, addresses the following essential questions: What important factors make people leave their homeland? Do people always have a choice or...
7, 8

Courageous People Project

Civic activism
Students work on the questions of “what is an act of moral courage” and “what is required to act courageously”. They explore the past and the present to discover courageous...
10, 11, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

The Together Project

Civic activism
Students in Chicago, Berlin, and Skopje explored minorities in each of their cultures, and stereotypes about them. Students first tried to predict what life was like for the students in...
8

Return to Rivne

History
In this lesson, students will be able to analyze a documentary about two young cousins who survived the Holocaust in order to extend our understanding of what we can learn...
8

Beyond Boundaries

Civic activism
The fourth and final unit I teach each year is entitled “A Nation Divided and Rebuilt.” The content begins with the events leading up to the American Civil War, moves...
8

Civil Society - Whose Job is it to Guarantee We All Live in One?

History

This 2015 Milton Wolf Prize winning lesson is designed to introduce students to the UN Declaration of Human Rights and to help them realize the need for individual civic responsibility...

8

From "The Other" to Another

other projects

Too often, individuals or groups are labelled as the Other. The other is someone outside the group, they are considered diffferent; they are not wanted; they are labelled and...

8

A Meeting of Minds, Culture, and Penfriends!

other projects

In this cross-cultural project with students in North Carolina and Slovakia, our students are paired with a penfriend based on shared interests. The NC students wrote letters, but penfriends will...

8

Project Work | Student Exhibition

History

My town’s Jewish history – digital contents, modern technology and teaching

by:
Petar Pop Arsov Primary School
Skopje, Macedonia

8

Why Study History?

History
The goal of this lesson is to introduce students to the major reasons for studying History (any History course will be appropriate with this lesson). Having said that...
10, 11, 12, 8, 9

Bulgaria in the Holocaust

History

In studying rescue, the students learn about individual rescuers (mainly in Eastern Europe) and the challenges they faced. They also compare rescue on a national context, contrasting the Jewish experience...

8

The Years Make Their Own: Teaching ESL/History

History
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