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Igniting The Holocaust - Facing History and Ourselves: 2: We and They

This LibGuide takes 5th grade students through the human behavior and historical events that precipitated WWII. It is based on the first 3 steps of the Facing History & Ourselves process and is designed to be used as a supplement to classroom discussion.

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“All the people like us are we, And everyone else is They.” – Rudyard Kipling

Jewish Man With Nazi Soldier

Now we're going to think more about how the labels we give to ourselves and to others can lead to us thinking about other people as "like me" or "not like me."  We'll also look at what happens when "not like me" turns into "less important than me" or "frightening to me."

In this section, there are two videos for you to watch and respond to.

Click here to find the first video.

Click here to find the second video.