View our teacher checklist for preparing to teach current events to middle and high school students. We include recommended news sources, key questions to ask yourself as you plan, and strategies for navigating emotionally difficult or complex topics.
Weimar Germany was a center of artistic innovation, great creativity, and considerable experimentation. In film, the visual arts, architecture, craft, theater, and music, Germans were in the forefront of the most exciting developments.
Rigid class separation and considerable friction among the classes characterized pre-World War I German society. Aristocratic landowners looked down on middle and working class Germans and only grudgingly associated with wealthy businessmen and industrialists.
This set of Facing History lesson plans helps educators teach the letters exchanged between George Washington and the Hebrew congregation of Newport, RI. These lesson plans feature historical background and activity ideas for exploring the history and themes of the letters, and questions to help guide students through a thoughtful reflection of the events presented in the letters.