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1 MRS. ROGERS’ CLASS 2010-2011 SCHOOL YEAR SEVENTH GRADE SOCIAL STUDIES The Holocaust ~From Anti-Semitism to Concentration Camps~

2 Unit Summary In this unit, students will experience an initial exposure to the Holocaust in a hands-on, project- based format. Students will be guided through underlying themes, problems, and solutions in order to summarize the Holocaust and its impact on European Society and Jewish culture. Students will create projects that assist with real-world connections to anti-Semitism, the Final Solution and the Nuremburg Trials.

3 Standard 7-5 Indicator 7-5.6 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the causes and effects of world conflicts in the early twentieth century. Summarize the Holocaust and its impact on European society and Jewish culture, including Nazi policies to eliminate the Jews and other minorities, the “Final Solution,” and the war crimes trials at Nuremberg. Standards

4 National Council for the Social Studies ISTE I. Culture II. Time, Continuity, and Change IV. Individual Development and Identity VI. Power, authority, and Governance IX. Global Connections X. Civic Ideals and Practices Creativity and Innovation Communication and Collaboration Research and Information Fluency Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making Digital Citizenship Technology Operations and Concepts Themes & Technology Standards

5 AASL 21 st Century Skills SC Internet Safety Standards 1. Inquire, think critically, and gain knowledge 2. Draw conclusions, make informed decisions, apply knowledge to new situations, and create new knowledge 3. Share knowledge and participate ethically and productively as members of our democratic society 4. Pursue personal and aesthetic growth 1-1. Recognize that content uploaded to the web is accessible to everyone and creates a reflection of who you are throughout your life. 1-3. Exhibit responsibility, safety and etiquette when communicating digitally. 2-2. Collaborate safely, responsibly, and effectively when using wikis, blogs, email, and emerging technologies. 3-1. Respect the copyright and intellectual property rights of others. 3-4. Understand the legal, ethical, and privacy guidelines for emailing and viewing/posting content. 3-5. Recognize the responsibility, legal consequences, and emotional effects of cyberbullying. 4-5. Avoid sharing personal logins and passwords. 4-7. Identify the appropriate use and safety precautions when participating in online activities. 21 st Century & Safety Standards

6 Objectives At the conclusion of the unit, each student will be able to: *Summarize the major events of the Holocaust* *Describe the purpose of concentration camps* *Explain the purpose and result of the Nuremburg trials* *Explain how the Holocaust impacted European society and Jewish culture*

7 Curriculum Framing Questions How can we develop tolerance from our differences? How did the Holocaust/Final Solution impact European Society? Why did the Nuremburg Trials occur? How is evidence of the Holocaust present today? What is anti-Semitism? What is the Holocaust? Why did the Holocaust occur? What is a concentration camp? Why did Hitler choose concentration camps? How did the Holocaust end? What are the Nuremburg trials?

8 Assessment Timeline BeforeDuringAfter K-W-L Chart Post-it note thoughts Scenario Journal entry Introduce Movie Rubric Class Discussion Video Clips Discussion Holocaust Picture Book Discussion K-W-L Chart Think-pair-share 2-Column Notes (idea/relevance) Review Movie Rubric Picture Movie Storyboard Informal Observation Journal entry Blog Reflections K-W-L Chart Self-Assessment Peer-Assessment Project Reflection Movie Rubric completion Formal Assessment Journal Entry

9 AssessmentPurpose K-W-L ChartTo assess and document students’ prior knowledge, knowledge expectations, and learning outcomes in a written format Sticky notes sorting activity (before/after) To assess students’ prior knowledge and learning outcomes in a visual-spatial & kinesthetic format Journal entriesTo assess students’ reflection and thoughts throughout the learning process in regards to prompts (derived from CFQs) Essential facts handout completion To assess students’ abilities to search and find information, and to provide students a list of factual information so they can focus on higher order thinking skills Paper Movie RubricTo provide students an assessment guideline tool for outcomes and expectations ETV Video Clips questionsTo activate prior knowledge, comprehension skills, and inference skills; spawn class discussion Holocaust Picture BookTo activate prior knowledge, comprehension skills, and inference skills; spawn class discussion 2-Column Notes ChartTo assess main idea/big picture comprehension – What is the relevance of events? Think-pair-share activitiesFor students to assess each other’s thoughts, provide feedback, etc. Storyboard OutlineTo assess students’ thought processes – provide guidance and feedback through teacher conferences Informal Observations/Teacher Conferences To provide ongoing feedback throughout the Paper Movie creation process Blog reflectionsTo assess student thinking about their own thinking (metacognition) Self-assessmentFor students to assess themselves as individuals – work ethic, comprehension, community skills, etc. Peer-assessmentFor students to assess peers based on work ethic, comprehension, community skills, etc. Project ReflectionFor students to evaluate themselves and the content – provides teacher guidance on how the lesson & project can be improved Formal assessmentExposes students to the standardized questioning format with forced-choice answers.


11 Whole map - highlight Germany (describe continent, country, location) Concentration Camps (Explain the rise of CCs – Why?) Effects for Today (Tolerance, Conflict, Ideology) Pull out Germany – move in Hitler (Describe Totalitarian Government & Hitler’s Rise to power) Star of David (Explain the hatred of the Jews by Hitler & the Nazi Party) Nuremburg Trials (Accountability) Life in the Concentration Camps – The Final Solution (Effects of CCs; extermination methods) Summary/Recap Slide (Hitler/Nazis, CCs, Nuremburg Trials) Results of the Final Solution (facts/#s)



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