Teacher’s Material

The Teacher’s Booklet gives an extensive introduction to the Courage to Care program and experience. It includes carefully compiled lessons to help prepare students before their visit to the exhibition. It also contains further lessons that provide rich reflective opportunities after the completion of the Courage to Care program.

Topics covered include:

  • An understanding of uniqueness and tolerance through poetry and story
  • Racism and prejudice in an Australian historical context
  • Role-playing and games

Courage to Care has also developed ready-to-use pre-visit information sheets which provide a quick and simple introduction to the program:

Reference Books

The following is a brief list of books on World War II and the Holocaust that are suitable for students. A more comprehensive list is available from the Teacher’s Booklet.

Clendinnen, I. Reading the Holocaust, Cambridge University Press, Melbourne, 2000.

Engel, D. The Holocaust, the Third Reich and the Jews, Longman, London, 1999.

Gilbert, M. The Holocaust: The Jewish Tragedy, Fontana, London, 1987.

Kaplan, M. A. Between Dignity and Despair: Jewish Life in Nazi Germany, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1998.

Marton, K. Wallenberg: Missing Hero, Arcade Publishing, New York, 1995. (Suitable for Years 6-8).

Stadtler, B. The Holocaust: A History of Courage and Resistance, Behrman House, Springfield, New Jersey, 1994. (Suitable for Years 6-8).

A list of recommended fiction books for students is available under Resources.

Online Resource Material

At the back of the Teacher’s Booklet there is an extensive list of resources and links. Here is a list of some of the most popular websites that provide teachers’ resources:

Difference Differently, a free online resource offering interactive modules in History, English, Geography and Civics and Citizenship for Years 3-10 by Together for Humanity, an organisation that combats prejudice through promoting mutual respect and cooperation.

Living in Harmony website of the Federal Government

Sydney Jewish Museum

A Teacher’s Guide to the Holocaust

The Challenge Day provides experiential programs that demonstrate the possibility of love and connection through the celebration of diversity, truth and full expression.

Without Prejudice Resource Book