Day 1

MAUS Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Racism and Genocide in the Modern Age

    Kind of Activity:

    Long-term Project


    For students to place the racism and genocide that occur in Maus in a greater historical context

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.2 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.3 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.7


    Divide students into groups of four or five. Each group will be given a case of major racial discrimination/genocide to research, e.g. the events during the colonization of North America by European communities; the Khmer Rouge regime; the Rwandan genocide; the Kurdish genocide/al-Anfal genocide, etc. Research will be performed at school library and computer...

Join Now to View Premium Content

GradeSaver provides access to 725 study guide PDFs and quizzes, 4228 literature essays, 1406 sample college application essays, 171 lesson plans, and ad-free surfing in this premium content, “Members Only” section of the site! Membership includes a 10% discount on all editing orders.

Join Now

Already a member? Log in