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Secondary Educator Resources

Teaching Resources: Middle and High School

Youth Materials
CHGS supports secondary-school classroom educators through workshops, curriculum materials, and expert assistance on teaching about the Holocaust and other genocides

We are available to help educators put together a collection of resources and materials that are specific to their unique classroom needs. For more information please contact CHGS.

Holocaust Resources

Middle School

Classroom Sets of Books:
Video:
  • Anne Frank Remembered (DVD) Now available for live streaming.
  • Biography: Anne Frank: The Life of A Young Girl(DVD)
  • I’m Still Here:Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust (DVD)Trailer.
  • Assignment Rescue: Varian Fry (VHS) Now available for live streaming.
  • Courage to Care: Rescuers of Jews During the Holocaust (VHS)

For a complete listing of all CHGS video holdings please visit our book and video library or contact us at chgs@umn.edu.

High School

Classroom Sets of Books:
Video:

For a complete listing of all CHGS video holdings please visit our book and video library or contact us at chgs@umn.edu.

Middle School and High School

Testimonies and Biography:
Websites:
Suggested Lesson Plan sites:

Armenian Genocide

Classroom Sets of Books:

The Burning Tigris by Peter Balakian


The Armenian Resources were made possible by a generous grant from the Gerard Cafesjian Family Foundation.

Modern Genocide

Rwandan Genocide

High School and up

Classroom Sets of Books:
  • We Wish to Inform you That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed by Philip Gourevitch
  • I Have Before Me A Remarkable Document Given to Me By A Young Lady From Rwanda by Sonja Linden(Dramatic production.)
Video:
  • PBS Home Video: Ghosts of Rwanda(DVD) Documentary
  • A Good Man in Hell: General Romeo Dallaire and the Rwandan Genocide (DVD) Documentary
  • Shake Hands With The Devil: The Journey of Romeo Dallaire (DVD) Documentary Trailer.
  • The History Channel: Rwanda: do Scars Ever Fade? (DVD) Documentary
  • Hotel Rwanda (DVD) Feature Film. Available for live streaming.
Websites:

Darfur

Classroom Sets of Books:

Not on Our Watch by : Don Cheadle and John Prendergast

Video:

Devil Came on Horseback (DVD) Documentary 2007.
PBS Frontline: On Our Watch (DVD) 2007. Available live streaming.

Websites:

Cambodia

Video:
Websites: