The curated resources linked below are an initial sample of the resources coming from a collaborative and rigorous review process with the EAD Content Curation Task Force.
Although different in many ways, antisemitism in Nazi Germany during the 1930s and anti-Black racism in Jim Crow-era America deeply affected communities in these countries. While individual experiences and context are unique and it is important to avoid comparisons of suffering, looking at these two places in the same historical period raises critical questions about the impact of antisemitism and racism in the past and present.
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
This Readers' Theater and Read Aloud Story introduces students to the people who lived and worked at George Washington's Mount Vernon plantation. Students meet members of the Washington family, members of the enslaved community at Mount Vernon, and indentured servants working on the estate.
George Washington's Mount Vernon
This inquiry allows students to investigate who the Meskwaki are and what aspects of their culture is similar or different to their own. Students will use the Question Formulation Technique (QFT) to ask questions and consider different perspectives across the social studies disciplines while analyzing a variety of sources.
State Historical Society of Iowa
"Why do people move?" is a four-mystery/lesson inquiry unit that helps students learn about push and pull factors, refugees, and the Great Migration by exploring primary and secondary sources to answer historical questions.
History's Mysteries Historical Inquiry for Elementary Classrooms
In this episode, children are introduced to Congress. To connect with primary grade students’ existing knowledge, they discover how a member of Congress is part of two communities: their home community that they serve and the community of Congress.