Subject(s): American Studies, History, Social Studies
Topic or Unit of Study: The examination of Anne Frank, including the Holocaust., focusing on the struggles of diversity and discrimination.
AZ- Arizona Early Learning Standards
• Standard : Social Studies Standard
• Strand : STRAND 2: WORLD HISTORY
• Concept: Concept 1: Diversity (Contemporary World) The child recognizes that he lives in a place with many people, and that there are people and events in other parts of the world.
Indicator: a. Child recognizes that places where people live are made up of individuals from different cultures and who speak different languages.
Indicator: b. Child discusses and asks questions about similarities and differences in other people.
Objective: To gain a perspective on diversity/discrimination and life of a holocaust victim around their own age, touching upon courage and power. Modifications:
Seating arrangement will fit the needs for all inclusion/special educational assistances to enter the room. Instructional needs will be met by the IEP teachers or the general educational teacher through collaboration. Assessments will be modified if children with special needs require another form of assessment. Modifications can include: extra time, verbal testing, quiet time for testing, or special educational teacher assistance can be included. Summary:
Class 1: Discussion of the Holocaust as a class. Using the Smart board to provide information on concentration camps and the rise of Hitler's reign. Use web links: http://www.remember.org/auschwitz/ and
http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/jsource/Holocaust/hitler.html. Classes 2-7: Begin reading Anne Frank, the Diary of a Young Girl in class, assign a chapter for homework. Continue on this path for classes 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7. After class 7 assign a written summary of the book based on courage, discrimination and diversity. Special needs students can be assisted by...
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