1. Begins with rise of Hitler and Nazi Germany
2. Nazi Germany's antisemetic policies toward Jews
3. Nuremburg Laws, establishment of Jewish ghettos
4. Going into hiding and transportation of Jews to concentration and extermination camps
5. Liberation from camps
6. Discussion of the legacy of the Holocaust, and how we can prevent future atrocities from occurring.
1. Explore WWII artifacts, gaining insight on racial ideology, antisemetic, and the experiences within the camps.
2. Analyze primary sources including archival video, maps, photographs, etc. related to the Holocaust
3. View an in-depth personal account of an Auschwitz survivor and her life before, during and after the war.
4. Understand the Holocaust was a violation of human rights, killing millions of innocent people during WWII. Students will come away knowing how and why it happened, and with the awareness of how to prevent prejudice and hatred from spreading in their communities.
NSS-USH.5-12.8 ERA 8: THE GREAT DEPRESSION AND WORLD WAR II (1929-1945)