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.
This 4-lesson unit helps high school students learn about democracy, examine the First Amendment and explore how their freedoms originated and how they function today in schools, in their communities and globally.
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.
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.
In this lesson, high school students will reflect on what freedom means to them, gain understanding of the First Amendment freedoms and their complexities, explore relevant court cases and reflect on how the First Amendment impacts their daily lives.
This lesson provides an opportunity for students to learn more about the evolution of the Boy Scouts’ position on gay members and leaders, analyze Robert Gates’ recent speech on the issue and explore students’ own points of view by writing persuasive essays.
Challenging Antisemitism: Debunking the Myths and Responding with Facts
Thismulti-grade curriculum unitprovides students with a basic understanding of Judaism and the cultural, historical and religious aspects of the U.S. Jewish community and ways to effectively respond to antisemitic incidents.