Course Number: C356
Category: History and Social Science, Elective
Recommended Grades: 10,11,12
Level: College Prep
Description: This course explores the historical and literary material of the Nazi era to help students understand the social and political effects of stereotyping, prejudice, and racism. Topics include, but are not limited to, the rise of Adolph Hitler, the Nuremberg laws, Jewish ghettos, propaganda and racist indoctrination, Holocaust victims, concentration camps, resistance efforts, liberation, and Holocaust survivors. Students also examine other historical and contemporary examples of ethnic cleansing and genocide. Students express their knowledge through written assignments, various types of projects and presentations, and traditional testing.