- USC Shoah Foundation
- Grade Level:
- Estimated completion time:
- 1.5 hour(s)
- Standards Addressed:
- CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.W.9, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.CCRA.SL.1, ISTE-NETS 3.d., 6.c., 7.b.
- Subject Area:
- Social Studies, History, Civics & Government, Ethics, European History, Genocide Studies, Government, Holocaust & Genocide Studies, World History, Identity/Society
Students will review the Nuremberg Laws and examine how these laws affected people throughout German society (both Jews and non-Jews). By analyzing testimony of Holocaust survivors from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive, students will develop a deeper understanding of the gradual, systematic discrimination faced by Jews in Nazi Germany (and later in Nazi-occupied countries). Based on their findings, students will construct a meaningful word cloud about this discrimination, and share their findings with their classmates.