Downloadable Lesson Plans
The Sydney Jewish Museum offers curriculum-linked teaching resources underpinned by rigorous research and expert subject knowledge.
Sneak behind the scenes of the Museum to discover a range of case studies, videos, objects and images, that will help you bring history to life for your students.
Below is a range of resources available for you to download and incorporate into your teaching materials.
These resources are dedicated to the memory of the Chotiner, Kraemer & Schifter families.
This resource delves into the nature of the ideology of the Nazi Party, of which Adolf Hitler served as head. Worksheet: What is the Holocaust? (ESL/EFL)
This resource is designed for ESL/EFL students that are being introduced to the Holocaust to the first time. Lesson Plan: The Impact of the Nazi Regime on Life in Germany – Women
In this lesson focused on the impact of the Nazi regime on women, students will engage in practical source analysis. Lesson Plan: Investigation of Historic Sites and Sources – Serniki
In this resource students explore a site in a small rural town Serniki, where about 850 men, women and children were massacred in 1942. Lesson Plan: Contestability of the Past – Heydrich’s Schnellbrief
This lesson plan explores the contestability of the past through the lens of the Schnellbrief: a document that may have provided authorisation for establishment of ghettos. Lesson Plan: Representation and Commemoration of the Past – Holocaust Memorials
This lesson plan introduces students to a range of memorials and the ways they represent and commemorate the Holocaust. Lesson Plan: History and Memory – Treblinka
A lesson plan exploring the historical site of Treblinka extermination camp through testimony of two individuals who experienced it very differently. Lesson Plan: Analysing Camp Uniforms
A resource to help students analyse collection objects to learn more about camp uniforms and the internees forced to wear them in the Holocaust. Lesson Plan: Before and After Your Museum Visit
Pre and post visit resources for teachers to ensure students get the most out of their visit to the Sydney Jewish Museum.
Browse our selection of short videos featuring educators and curators speaking about objects from the Sydney Jewish Museum collection.
Use them in your lessons, or share them with your students and enable them to come face to face with the evidence and artefacts. Bring your lessons to life as we share the hidden stories these objects tell.
Below is a range of videos available for you to incorporate into your teaching materials.