This is a unit for 7th grade social studies.<p/> Lessons include:<p/> <ul class="star"> <li>Sources of Nazism</li> <li>The Rise of Hitler</li> <li>Nuremberg Laws</li> <li>World War II and Death Camps</li> <li>Genocide</li> <li>Schindler's List</li> <li>Rwanda</li> <li>Darfur</li> </ul> Unit resources include quizzes and seminar materials.<p/> <b><p>This resource is part of the <a href="http://www.curriki.org/xwiki/bin/view/Coll_rmlucas/SocialStudies7">Social Studies 7</a> course.</p></b>


  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > World History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8


hitler genocide WWII darfur rwanda nazi nazism nuremberg



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Social Studies 7
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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 2, as of 2008-08-31.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 2

Reviewer Comments:

This is excellent collection of resources for teaching about Genocide. The collection includes a unit plan with enduring understandings, ideas for culminating projects, and day to day lesson plans. Although the unit is geared towards a specific classroom at the middle school, the content and lesson ideas are definitely appropriate for a high school classroom as well. The unit begins with the study of the Holocaust and then also examines the genocides in Rwanda and the Sudan. Some of the highlights include a group project on resistance to the Holocaust, watching clips of Schindler’s List and Hotel Rwanda with guided activities, and writing a letter to the editor about the situation in the Sudan. Throughout the unit there are a lot of readings with relevant and accessible content and a whole series of creative ideas for increasing student engagement and retention of the information.

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