Guides & Plans

  • The New Jersey Holocaust Commission
    is an autonomous body acting as a resource to the New Jersey Department of Education. Members of the Commission developed curriculum guides for grades K through 12 to comply with the mandate. Should you wish to view specific curriculum for your grade levels, you will find them on this site as follows:


    • K-4 Caring Makes a Difference

    • 5 - 8 To Honoring All Children Parts 1-4

    • 9 -12 The Holocaust and Genocide: The Betrayal of Humanity Parts 1 & 2

    • The Hitler Legacy


    Yad Vashem
    No website educating the reader about the Holocaust would be complete without the YAD VASHEM link. Based in Jerusalem Yad Vashem, is the Jewish people’s memorial to the murdered Six Million and symbolizes the ongoing confrontation with the rupture engendered by the Holocaust. Containing the world’s largest repository of information on the Holocaust, Yad Vashem is a leader in Shoah education, commemoration, research and documentation.


    The Anti-Defamation League
    is another website with lesson plans and ideas for instruction for grades k-12. You might be overwhelmed with this site but take your time. Don’t give up. The wealth of information is amazing. Start by clicking on Education on the left side menu.


    The Florida Holocaust Museum
    has recommended practices for holocaust education in the K-12 classroom and is accessible by clicking on a specific grade level.


    The Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust
    One of the most informative and linked up, of all the sites I researched is this one. The Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust It has a great section on student activities and a complete overview of the people and events of the Holocaust through photographs, documents, art, music, movies, and literature. This site contains one of the best timelines I viewed during my research.


    The Holocaust Teacher Resource Center
    is such an all encompassing site that you will have to search around for yourself. There are lesson plans, age specific book lists and unending links to loose yourself in.


    The Southern Poverty Law Center
    was founded in 1971 as a small civil rights law firm. Today, the Center is internationally known for its tolerance education programs, its legal victories against white supremacists and its tracking of hate groups.

    is a principal online destination for people interested in dismantling bigotry and creating, in hate's stead, communities that value diversity. If you want to know how to transform yourself, your home, your school, your workplace or your community, is a place to start — and continue — the journey.