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Are you looking for great fiction books to use in the middle or high school Social Studies classroom? This historical fiction list will be a great addition for your lessons and will keep your students engaged! Click to see the suggestions for World Histo
Connecting with the Holocaust: Making it Personal for Students
Teaching the Holocaust while reading a Holocaust-related novel can be challenging; there is so much information to be shared, but you don;t want to the topic to become overwhelming, distant, or unreal to students. Analyzing photographs from the time period, assigning students the identity of a Holocaust victim, and a mini-lesson on nutrition are all ways to help students make personal connections with the Holocaust.
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Best Websites for World War II Primary Sources | Let's Cultivate Greatness
A curated list of the 20 best primary source websites for teaching World War II in your U.S. History class- everything from President Roosevelt's speeches and soliders' oral histories to Japanese American Internment and Navajo Code Talkers to WWII propaganda posters and women working in the war factories!