Middle School Teaching Trunk

Teach About the Holocaust in Middle School

The Middle School trunk generally contains classroom sets of Holocaust literature, videos, and posters. Teachers are encouraged to contact the Holocaust Center so that the contents of the trunk can be customized for their classroom. We create trunks on-demand based on the teacher’s requirements and goals. The middle school teaching trunk typically contains the items listed below.

Class sets (up to 30 copies) of:

  • The Holocaust (Textbook) by Bea Stadtler (with 1 Discussion Guide for The Holocaust by Nancy Karkowsky); and “The Record” (ADL Newspaper)
  • The Holocaust: Maps and Photographs by Martin Gilbert

Single copies of:

  • Tell Them We Remember: The Story of the Holocaust by Susan D. Bachrach (USHMM)
  • The Nazi Years: A Documentary History edited by Joachim Remak
  • Sheltering The Jews: Stories of Holocaust Rescuers by Mordecai Paldiel
  • The Other Victims: First Person Stories of Non-Jews Persecuted by the Nazis by Ina R. Friedman
  • …I Never Saw Another Butterfly… edited by Hana Volavkova (USHMM)
  • Promise of a New Spring by Gerda Weissmann Klein; “The Holocaust: The Obligation To Remember” (Washington Post)
  • Social Education “Teaching About the Holocaust” (NCSS)
  • U.S. Holocaust Museum Information Packet
  • The Holocaust and Resistance: An Outline of Jewish History in Nazi Occupied Europe (pamphlet)
  • “Hitler’s Apologists: The Anti-Semitic Propaganda of Holocaust Revisionism” (ADL)
  • Learning About The Holocaust: Literature and Other Resources for Young People by Elaine C. Stephens, Jean E. Brown, and Janet E. Rubin
  • The Spirit That Moves Us: A Literature-Based Resource Guide
  • Teaching About the Holocaust and Human Rights – Volume II by Rachel Quenk.

Audio/Visual Materials including:

  • Ambulance
  • Avenue of the Just
  • Camera of My Family
  • Courage To Care
  • Looking Into the Face of Evil
  • Eye of the Storm
  • Nightmare
  • Survivors of the Holocaust
  • The Wave
  • Rise Up and Fight: Songs of Jewish Partisans (CD)
  • Posters – Documentary Photo Aids
  • Interactive CD ROM: Anne Frank House
  • Teaching the Diary of Anne Frank (Scholastic)
  • Anne Frank Postcard Set (Large version)
  • Rutka’s Notebook: A Voice From the Holocaust (Yad Vashem)
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Information Packet
  • Teaching About the Holocaust CD-ROM (USHMM)
  • Poster – “Nuremberg Racial Laws, 1935” (USHMM)
  • State of Florida Resource Manual on Holocaust Education (Grades 7-8)
  • Arnold and Rochelle Belfer Exemplary Lessons Initiative (USHMM)
  • Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust Memorial Center.

Please note: Traveling Teaching Trunks are delivered only to schools in Orange, Seminole, Lake, Volusia, and Osceola Counties. They may be available to other schools provided that they are picked up at and returned to the Holocaust Center by the school.
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