- Enables students to explore change and continuity in the development of anti-Jewish prejudice
- Helps students to critically examine the underlying causes of this anti-Jewish prejudice
- Encourages students to analyse and synthesise a range of information to advance understanding of prejudice in general and antisemitism in particular
As our research indicates, students commonly have misconceptions about the reasons Jews were targeted during the Holocaust.
This lesson will explores the roots of this historic prejudice, focussing on the deep history of the ‘longest hatred’ and identifies the myths and falsities that underpinned it. The lesson will explore the influences that drove this antisemitism as well as its change and continuity over time. The lesson will support students un identifying the essential knowledge and understanding to challenge common misconceptions. It will also develop your students’ ability to critically engage with deep time and long-term causes.