Holocaust Education Resources


EDUCATION

 
IMG_6850At the core of The Butterfly Project lies education and awareness. All butterfly events should include an age-appropriate educational component. For 4th grade and below, we recommend tolerance and anti-bullying resources found here. For 5th grade and above, we recommend Holocaust Education. This can be something as simple as using our biography cards and sample lesson plans to set the context. We encourage all participants to invite a Holocaust survivor to speak at the event whenever possible, or use a video to show a survivor’s testimony (see links below for resources). We recommend The Butterfly Project be paired with age-appropriate educational resources, such as:

It is important to ensure that all educational components are age appropriate. It is our practice that Holocaust education not begin until 5th grade. For children younger than that age, we use other materials to teach tolerance and acceptance without referencing the Holocaust specifically.

Click on the icons below to see sample lesson plans:

GRADE K-2
GRADE 3-4
GRADE 5-8
GRADE 9-12/ADULT