This I Believe... Courage

Author:
 USC Shoah Foundation
Grade Level:
  7 -  8
Language:
 English
Estimated completion time:
 1.5 hour(s)
Standards Addressed:
 CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1
Subject Area:
 English Language Arts, Ethics, European History, Expository Reading and Writing, Humanities

Description:
This mini-quest will ask students to consider the concept of courage and the various ways people display courage. Students will be introduced to the 1943 Rosenstrasse Protest in Berlin, where a group of non-Jewish German women conducted a nonviolent demonstration to have their German Jewish spouses released from the deportation arrests. Students will work with primary and secondary sources and prepare a "This I believe..." statement to demonstrate courageously about something for which they will stand.

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