The Boy in the Striped Pajamas: Continue Reading
  • History → World War II → Nazi Propaganda
Biases are ingrained at an early age. In this example, the grandfather tries to hone in the message that there are no nice Jews; the objective of the Jews is to become the ruler of humanity- they are not creative but destructive.

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  1. What caused the collapse of Germany according to the text read by Greta?
  2. How does Herr Liszt, the tutor, respond to Bruno's question about a nice Jew?
  3. How do you think Bruno feels about this lesson?

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  • Common Core State Standards
    Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account o...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze major issues of World War II, including the Holocaust; the internment of German, Italian, an...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the major causes and events of World War II, including the German invasions of Poland and th...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the historical origins and characteristics of fascism
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify the historical origins and characteristics of fascism
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify examples of genocide, including the Holocaust and genocide in the Balkans, Rwanda, and Darfur
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    assess causes, effects, and perceptions of conflicts between groups of people, including modern geno...

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