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  • Multiple Subjects
  • High School
By examining news coverage around three key events related to the early warning signs of the Holocaust, students will learn that information about...

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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Through an examination of the Wagner-Rogers Bill of 1939, students consider how Americans debated the country’s role as a haven for refugees during...

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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In this lesson, students will identify multiple economic, social, and geopolitical factors that influenced Americans’ attitudes about the United...
Book Front and Back Cover
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  • World History
  • Middle School
An "Orange in Winter" is the story of a friendship between Jewish teenager,Walter Less and his non-Jewish friend, Hans at the beginning of the...
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When we talk about the power of language, we often focus on how words can injure. In this inquiry, students look at the other side of that equation...
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  • English Language Arts
  • Middle School
Common Core
This is an entire unit that follows: CCSS.RL.7.9 Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account...
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Common Core
A Northcentral University assignment requiring research about historical figures and family history to learn about the risk they took and what led...
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Students examine primary source documents in order to reconstruct the immigration story of the Confino family, who lived on the Lower East Side...
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  • English Language Arts
  • 3-5, MS, HS
Common Core
From Shiloh to Lassie and Old Yeller, young adult literature is full of stories about friendship between people and man’s best friend - dogs. People...
In the upcoming months, this and hundreds of other "dangerous buildings" across Yangon will be bulldozed. Many are already gone.

Elizabeth Rush

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  • Multiple Subjects
  • MS, HS
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Students explore the disappearing colonial architecture in Yangon, Myanmar through photography and explore the effects of development and...