Increase students’ awareness about antisemitism post-Holocaust. Students will learn about the persistence of antisemitism in its contemporary forms andconsider the interconnectedness of all forms of oppression.
What is implicit and explicit bias? Students learn about these termsas they reflect on examples of everyday bias in the newsand situations in which they have experienced or encountered everyday type of bias.
Through review and examination of videos, articles, data research and hashtag campaigns—#1000BlackGirlBooks and #WeNeedDiverseBooks, students learn about and discuss the importance of diverse literature.
Race and racism are topics that regularly come up in the news and populate our social media feeds. 5th-7th grade students explore race and racism using a range of young people’s first encounter stories.
Survival to Service: Examining Lives of Hidden Children of the Holocaust
Based on the life of a hidden child of the Holocaust, middle and high school students learn aboutindividual stories of loss, survival and rescue to raise awareness about the Holocaust and taking action tocombatbias and hate.
Teach middle and high school students how they can voice their thoughts with Congress on what should be done about DACA and DREAMers. In this lesson, students learn about DREAMers/DACA recipients andreflect on what it means to be “American.”
A high school lesson that provides students an opportunity to reflect on the historical context of lynching in the U.S., the current day use of the hangman’s noose, the increase use of hate symbols and explore what can be done about it.
This middle school lesson provides an opportunity for students to reflect upon the important aspects of their own identity, learn more about the policy and situation at Mystic Valley Regional Charter School and consider their points of view about the school policy.
Antisemitic Incidents: Being an Ally, Advocate and Activist
The surge of antisemitic incidents in the United States is alarming to many. Middle and high school students examine incidents andexplore ways to be an ally and how these actions, whether on a large or small scale, can make a difference.