Education

Curriculum Trunks

The Dallas Holocaust Museum offers a variety of multi-disciplinary, TEKS-aligned curriculum trunks for different grades from elementary to high school. Educators may borrow the trunks for a 4 week period. The Curriculum Trunk program is available free to educators.

The Museum has 3 different trunks available:

BUTTERFLY TRUNK

Grade Level: Elementary School - Pre-K to 4th Grades
This Art and Reading Curriculum Trunk gives students a gentle introduction to tolerance and the Holocaust. Built around the books The Butterfly and The Sneetches, this trunk contains a tolerance-oriented curriculum and lesson plans with age appropriate books and videos.

CHILDREN IN THE HOLOCAUST TRUNK

Grade Level: Middle School - 5th to 8th Grades
This multi-disciplinary trunk introduces students to the Holocaust through the eyes of children who lived through it. This trunk, based on the books Number the Stars, The Diary of A Young Girl, and Survivors: True Stories of Children in the Holocaust, contains a Holocaust history and language arts curriculum, primary sources by children in the Holocaust, and secondary source books and videos.

SURVIVOR TRUNK

Grade Level: High School - 9th to 12th Grades
This history and social studies Survivor Trunk provides students with an in-depth look at the Holocaust through the eyes of Holocaust Survivors. Built around the books Night and Survival in Auschwitz, this trunk also contains a Holocaust history curriculum and multiple books and videos on Auschwitz, including Dallas Holocaust Survivor testimonies.

Your trunk is confirmed only after the Dallas Holocaust Museum has received all forms from your school. These must be received at least 1 month prior to your requested delivery date. By submitting this application, you acknowledge your responsibilities and agree to all rules stated here and within the Curriculum Trunk Request Form. Request a curriculum trunk now using the form below.

CLICK HERE TO REQUEST A TRUNK

For more information, contact Dani Rossano, Museum Educator, at drossano@dallasholocaustmuseum.org.