Courage and Character

 USC Shoah Foundation
Grade Level:
  7 -  9
Estimated completion time:
 1.5 hour(s)
Standards Addressed:
Subject Area:
 Character Education, Genocide Studies, World History

In this activity, students learn about key characteristics that can lead individuals to take courageous actions in their lives. Through careful reading of audiovisual testimony from rescuers from two different genocides, students understand the complexities of standing up against what is wrong and for what is right. Finally, students create a word cloud about one of the Six Pillars of Character.


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