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- Exploring the Americans and the Holocaust ExhibitionStudents will learn about American responses to Nazism, war, and genocide in the 1930s and 1940s. This lesson promotes reflection and critical thinking about the various factors that shaped American attitudes, the potential for individual action, and America’s role in the world during that time and today.
- Recommended Films and Discussion QuestionsRecommended Films list to plan a movie screening and Discussion Questions for prompts to encourage participant engagement.
- Full BibliographyFor Adults
- Annotated Bibliography and Discussion QuestionsBooks chosen by USHMM staff, but annotations provided by publisher
- Bibliography of Young Adult and Children's BooksSelections recommended by Teacher Fellows with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
- Echoes & ReflectionsProvides professional learning opportunities and classroom content to equip educators for effective instruction of the Holocaust and resonant themes of today.
- Experiencing History: Holocaust Sources in ContextEngage directly with primary sources related to the Holocaust. Set up customized courses to create customized learning experiences featuring original diaries, letters, oral histories, art, and other materials.
- History Unfolded: US Newspapers and the HolocaustParticipants look in local newspapers for news and opinion about 46 different Holocaust-era events that took place in the United States and Europe, and submit articles they find to a national database, as well as information about newspapers that did not cover events.
- National WWII Museum Educator ResourcesUtilizing an object-based learning experience, educational technology, and its world-class exhibits, the Museum uses its rich collection of artifacts, archives, and oral histories to take history beyond the pages of textbooks and into the hands of curious students.
- USHMM Holocaust Lesson PlansUS Holocaust Memorial Museum educators and historians created these lesson plans for use in secondary classrooms. Click on a lesson plan to see its recommended grade level, subjects covered, and time required to complete.