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Holocaust

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Title:

Holocaust

URL:

https://learninglab.si.edu/collections/holocaust/RkeVcBCMRdtgaioG#r

Content Source:

Smithsonian
Type: Informational Material

Overview:

This collection includes videos, photographs, and articles about the Holocaust. Students can use this collection to explore what life might have been like during the Holocaust.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 6
United States Studies: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
6 ) Identify causes and consequences of World War II and reasons for the United States' entry into the war.

•  Locating on a map Allied countries and Axis Powers
•  Locating on a map key engagements of World War II, including Pearl Harbor; the battles of Normandy, Stalingrad, and Midway; and the Battle of the Bulge
•  Identifying key figures of World War II, including Franklin D. Roosevelt, Sir Winston Churchill, Harry S. Truman, Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Michinomiya Hirohito, and Hideki Tōjō
•  Describing the development of and the decision to use the atomic bomb
•  Describing human costs associated with World War II
Examples: the Holocaust, civilian and military casualties

•  Explaining the importance of the surrender of the Axis Powers ending World War II
Insight Unpacked Content
Strand: Geography, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: United States Studies: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Identify the causes and consequences of WWII.
  • Identify the factors that led to U.S. entry into WWII.
  • Locate on a map Allied and Axis Powers and key engagements of WWII.
  • Identify significant persons involved in WWII.
  • Describe the creation of the atomic bomb and decision to drop the atomic bomb.
  • Describe the human cost of WWII.
  • Explain the Axis Powers' surrender and the importance of this in ending WWII.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • consequences
  • Allies
  • Axis Powers
  • World War II
  • Pearl Harbor
  • Battle of Normandy
  • Battle of Stalingrad
  • Battle of Midway
  • Battle of the Bulge
  • Atomic Bomb
  • Holocaust
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • How to identify the causes and consequences of WWII and what led to U.S. involvement in WWII.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Recognize relationships among people and places by locating historical events on a map.
  • Cite evidence to support historical events using primary and secondary sources.
  • Describe how world events contribute to international conflict.
  • Examine the contributions of significant individuals and/or groups, and their role in WWII.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • There were many causes and consequences of WWII and the motivations for American involvement in this war.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.6.6- Identify the broad causes and participants of World War II; locate major World War II countries on a map and label Axis and Allied countries; identify at least one major individual involved in World War II including FDR, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill, and Joseph Stalin; identify at least one major event of World War II, including the attack on Pearl Harbor, the Holocaust, and the bombing Hiroshima.


Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 9
World History: 1500 to the Present
14 ) Describe causes and consequences of World War II.

Examples: causes—unanswered aggression, Axis goal of world conquest

consequences—changes in political boundaries; Allied goals; lasting issues such as the Holocaust, Atomic Age, and Nuremberg Trials

•  Explaining the rise of militarist and totalitarian states in Italy, Germany, the Soviet Union, and Japan
•  Identifying turning points of World War II in the European and Pacific Theaters
•  Depicting geographic locations of world events between 1939 and 1945
•  Identifying on a map changes in national borders as a result of World War II
Insight Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, Geography, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: World History: 1500 to the Present
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Explain the causes of World War II.
  • Relate the consequences of World War II to the resulting global changes.
  • Explain the rise of militarist and totalitarian states at the onset of WWII.
  • Judge important turning points of World War II.
  • Depict graphically the locations of world events from 1939-1945.
  • Depict on a map changes in national borders due to WWII.
  • Relate the consequences of World War II to the resulting global changes.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • Axis Powers
  • Allied Powers
  • Holocaust
  • Atomic Age
  • Nuremburg Trials
  • militarist
  • totalitarian
  • European Theater
  • Pacific Theater
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • How to describe the causes and consequences of WWII.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Investigate and explain causal factors for historical events, using a variety of primary resources.
  • Develop and defend a position related to a historical event, citing specific textual evidence to support the student's position.
  • Relate historical consequences to resulting social and political changes.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • There were many causes and consequences of World War II.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.9.14- Define global conflict and describe how World War II was a global conflict; recognize social, economic, and/or political changes, key events, and people from World War II including the Holocaust, Atomic Age, and the Nuremberg Trials.
SS.AAS.9.14a- Identify turning points of World War II in the European and Pacific Theaters.
SS.AAS.9.14b- Identify the map changes in national borders as a result of World War II.
SS.AAS.9.14c- Identify the Axis and Allied Powers.
SS.AAS.9.14d- Iden


Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 11
United States History II: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
9 ) Describe the significance of major battles, events, and consequences of World War II campaigns, including North Africa, Midway, Normandy, Okinawa, the Battle of the Bulge, Iwo Jima, and the Yalta and Potsdam Conferences. [A.1.b., A.1.c., A.1.d., A.1.e., A.1.g., A.1.i., A.1.k.]

•  Locating on a map or globe the major battles of World War II and the extent of the Allied and Axis territorial expansion
•  Describing military strategies of World War II, including blitzkrieg, island-hopping, and amphibious landings
•  Explaining reasons for and results of dropping atomic bombs on Japan
•  Explaining events and consequences of war crimes committed during World War II, including the Holocaust, the Bataan Death March, the Nuremberg Trials, the post-war Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the Genocide Convention
Insight Unpacked Content
Strand: Economics, Geography, History, Civics and Government
Course Title: United States History II: The Industrial Revolution to the Present
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Explain the impact of key events and battles of WWII on the outcome of the war and the relationships between countries in the post-war world.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • WWII campaigns
  • Midway
  • Normandy
  • Okinawa
  • Battle of the Bulge
  • Iwo Jima
  • Yalta Conference
  • Potsdam Conference
  • allied and axis expansion
  • Blitzkrieg
  • island-hopping
  • amphibious landings
  • atomic bomb
  • Holocaust
  • Bataan Death March
  • Nuremberg Trials
  • Declaration of Human Rights
  • Genocide Convention
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • Major battles, events, and consequences of World War II campaigns.
  • The location on a map of major battles of WWII and the territorial claims of the different WWII powers.
  • Military strategies used in WWII.
  • Reasons for and results of dropping atomic bombs on Japan.
  • Events, incidents, and consequences of war crimes committed during WWII.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Locate specific points on a map and identify political, social, and geographic changes that occurred during or as a result of a historical event.
  • Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media.
  • Evaluate an author's premises, claims, and evidence by corroborating or challenging them with other information related to historical events.
  • Read and comprehend historical texts independently and proficiently on various topics related to events that led to WWII and the effect of those events on American foreign policy today.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • There were many key events and battles of WWII that had an impact on the outcome of the war, and the relationships between countries in the post-war world.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.11.9 - Define blitzkrieg, genocide, island - hopping, and concentration camps; locate key locations involved in World War II that led to global conflict; identify key events, people, and/or strategies involved in World War II.


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