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Connecting the Timeline Activity to The Path to Nazi Genocide

This extension highlights the changes in the social and political status of Jews in Germany between 1933 and 1945 and provides a foundational understanding of the events that led to the Holocaust. Students analyze and think critically about the impact of state-sponsored antisemitism and the intersections of World War II and the Holocaust using two foundational resources from the Museum: the Timeline Activity and the film The Path to Nazi Genocide.

Grade level: Adaptable for grades 7–12 Subject: Multidisciplinary Time required: Approximately 45 minutes  per section of this lesson (4 sections total) Languages: English, Spanish

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This lesson is also available in Spanish.