Please reserve the following trunk Museum Information
for my class: The Florida Holocaust Museum is the contracted
1st-2nd Grade: Diﬀerent and the Same service provider for Holocaust/character education
3rd-4th Grade: Creating Community to the Florida Department of Education and
5th Grade: Beginning Holocaust Studies disseminates curriculum to Florida’s public schools.
3rd-5th Grade: Multi-Grade • More than 25,000 students visit annually.
Middle School: Human Behavior • The Museum trains over 400 teachers each year.
High School: Historical Perspectives • The Museum has one of the largest Holocaust
6th-12th Grade: Multi-Grade libraries in the Southeast United States.
Secondary: Human Rights and Genocide
• Trunks travel throughout the continental
• The Florida Holocaust Museum is accredited by
the American Association of Museums.
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card or purchase order. There is no cost for The Florida Holocaust Museum honors the investigate
borrowing a teaching trunk. Any damage or loss memory of millions of innocent men, women and
will be billed upon return. Arrangements must be children who suﬀered or died in the Holocaust. engage
made by borrower for local pick-up and return. The Museum is dedicated to teaching members
The borrower is responsible for the trunk and of all races and cultures to recognize the inherent discover
contents. worth and dignity of human life in order to prevent
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Sarasota-Manatee Arch Family
To reserve a trunk please contact Carolyn Holocaust Education Center
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Meet the Florida mandate for Holocaust Each guide includes an introduction and rationale Our Newest
Education through our literature-based for the trunk and its focus, pedagogical connections, Trunks...
explanations and integration of trunk literature,
teaching trunks! resources, student and teacher references and Arts Trunk:
Florida’s Holocaust Education Mandate requires all Elementary
school districts to incorporate lessons on the Holocaust Discover the
as part of public school instruction. The Florida What is the focus of each grade level? opportunities to
Holocaust Museum, a service provider contracted by the integrate powerful
1st-2nd grade: Different and the Same messages by
Florida Department of Education, invites you to use our This trunk features a video series with related literature
dynamic literature-based lessons about the Holocaust, images, music
on awareness, fairness, understanding, respect and and performance.
genocide and character education. These large teaching tolerance education.
trunks are designed to accommodate the needs of one Explore the themes of the Holocaust, character
class or a team of teachers. The selected materials align 3rd-4th grade: Creating Community education, genocide studies and human behavior
with national, state and local standards and are grade Here students begin to examine the issues at the root through the arts. The lessons discuss artwork and are
appropriate. The focus has been carefully developed to of all Holocaust education: immigration, prejudice, designed for art as well as all other classes. The trunk
create an educational approach that builds upon each families, community and cultural identity. oﬀers resources and recommended lesson ideas.
5th grade: Beginning Holocaust Studies Human Rights and Genocide Trunk:
Loan periods are for four weeks and are available to This trunk introduces students to the importance Middle and High School
public, private and parochial schools throughout the of learning from history, in particular, the socio- This trunk takes the theme of “never again” and depicts
continental U.S. political and historical context in which the Holocaust the work of “ever again.” The secondary trunk has
took place. There is an emphasis on children, information on the Declaration of Human Rights as it
What’s inside? resourcefulness and creativity. Materials include: applies to situations past and present. Opportunities
The 1st and 2nd grade trunks include a video-based The Night Crossing, Talking Walls, Jacob’s Rescue and to explore human behavior from the standpoint of
series with accompanying literature. All other trunks Immigrant Kids. [3rd-5th and 6th-12th grade multi- bystander, victim, perpetrator, rescuer and upstander are
contain class sets of literature. grade trunks are available] illustrated. Explore the Armenian genocide, Cambodia,
• Literature circle • Videos Middle School: Investigating Human Behavior Rwanda and The Balkans, as well as HR issues in South
• Read-aloud selections • CD-Roms The trunk focuses on the choices individuals and Africa and the Japanese American Internment.
• Picture books groups made during the Holocaust. It examines the
• Student and teacher reference and resource bystander, perpetrator, victim and rescuer and how “I would share this teaching material with my colleagues
materials. At the middle and high school levels their choices aﬀected their lives and the lives of others. and absolutely recommend the teaching trunks…it has
teaching poster sets have been included. Materials include: USHMM* teaching posters, Smoke enhanced the unit of study.”
Teacher from Citrus County
The curriculum guides included have been speciﬁcally and Ashes, Not in Our Town and Anne Frank.
created for each grade level and are tailored to the High School: Historical Perspectives of the Holocaust “The Teaching Trunk material was practical, complete and
trunk materials. This material covers the easy to use.”
The curricula focus on: examination of non-education Teacher from Marion County
• Integration of into a focused study of the
subject areas historical impact of the Teaching trunks underwritten in part by:
• Cooperative learning Holocaust on individuals. Florida Department of Education, State of Florida, Department of State,
• Multiple intelligences Division of Cultural Aﬀairs, Division of Historical Resources Grants-in-
Materials include: USHMM Aid Program, the Florida Arts Council, the National Endowment for the
• Emphasis on reading and poster set, Voices and Views: A Arts, Oﬃce of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention, the United
writing skills History of the Holocaust, class States Department of Justice and Juvenile Delinquency Prevention, the
Saunders Foundation and Publix Super Markets Charities.
and group sets of literature.
*United States Holocaust Memorial Museum