Holocaust Memorial Berlin, Germany. Via Wikimedia Commons

Holocaust Remembrance Day Lesson Plans and Activities

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May 5, 2016, is Holocaust Remembrance Day or Yom HaShoah. The following collection is designed to provide teachers with rich and meaningful resources on the Holocaust, engaging lesson plans and information to help students take steps to move forward without forgetting the past. Continue reading


Righteous Among the Nations: rescuers of the Holocaust – Lesson Plan

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By Syd Golston and Paul Wieser Syd Golston directs a Teaching American History grant for the Phoenix Union High School district. She is a former…read more

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Lidice & Lezaky: their stories through stamps – Lesson Plan

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By Paul Weiser, Mandel Fellow of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and the former director of the Braun-Glick Holocaust Institute for the Anti-Defamation League. Introduction…read more


The Holocaust: assessing responsibility and conscience – Lesson Plan

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By Paul Wieser and Syd Golston Introduction Students will learn about the pressures of society and the struggles of conscience that operated during the Holocaust…read more


Kristallnacht, 75 years later – Lesson Plan

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Subjects Government and civics, world history and English Language Arts Estimated Time One 45 minute class period Grade Level High School Warm Up Activity Ask…read more

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