Studying the Holocaust and the lessons that we can learn from the events surrounding the Holocaust can help students understand the dangers of all forms of antisemitism and intolerance. It also can teach us to be kind, to be an upstander, and to combat all expressions of hatred.
Access these grade-appropriate K-12 resources offer powerful historical and personal perspectives.
Throughout Holocaust Education Week (November 7-11, 2022), The Jewish Federation will sponsor scholars, liberators and Survivors to share their stories with students and teachers. At the end of Holocaust Education Week, in partnership with The Daffodil Project, we will support programing dedicated to World Kindness Day. Click the links below for details.
These lesson plans can be used to help instruct and engage your students when learning about the Holocaust.
Video links from respected resources including: The Museum of Jewish Heritage, The US Holocaust Memorial Museum, The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee, The Daffodil Project, and OpenDor Media.
Middle School thru High School
Your students can learn from Holocaust survivors and their relatives as they share first hand or handed down stories of survivor experiences. Click the tab above to learn more about the Holocaust Speakers Bureau or to book a Holocaust speaker for your class.
Kindness is something that all of humankind should express. World Kindness Day is celebrated annually in November. The goal is to make the world a better place by celebrating and promoting good deeds and pledging acts of kindness. The interactive K-12 student resources below will provide students insight and encouragement.
Here are some resources that you can access for your professional learning. These include a Holocaust Education Week Teachers Guide, bibliography, a filmography (recommended for adults only) and a timeline of the Holocaust as provided by Yad Vashem