How Can We Use Our Learning about the Holocaust to Better Our World Today?

In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day we share a Holocaust unit recently completed by our 7th/8th grade Humanities class. Working individually, in pairs, or in a group, students tackled the question:

How can we use our learning about the Holocaust to better our world today? 

This was a challenging question and task, but they produced a diverse group of projects that highlight injustice in our world today as well as ways to work against it:

A series of illustrated Instagram posts contrasting what it must have been like to live as a homosexual in Nazi Germany versus what it is like today

Tactics Used by the Nazis that Are Used in Modern Politics and Advertisements

A Trifold Board on Propaganda in Nazi Germany and in the United States

A Poster on the Responsibility to Those in Need


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