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Belonging curriculum for secondary schools

Welcome to the University of Dallas' UD Reads.  This curriculum has been written by Erin Begle, an English IV teacher at Coppell High School Ninth Grade Center in Coppell, TX and a UD graduate.  Erin and  Education professor Dr. Carmen Newstreet have collaborated to offer a variety of resources that are sure to enhance your students' experience and reading of Nora Krug's Belonging

Essential Questions: 

  1. What is our responsibility to remember?
  2. Can guilt be inherited?
  3. What is the relationship between images and text?

Standards associated with the following Resources TEKS (World History, US Government, US History, English I-V)


Final Project Idea

Field Trip Possibilities

  • Dallas Holocaust Museum
  • National World War II Museum - New Orleans, LA
  • Dallas Museum of Art
  • Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth
  • Amon Carter Museum of American Art
  • Virtual Tour of Auschwitz Concentration Camp
  • US Holocaust Museum - Washington, D.C.

Free Online Resources


All materials created for this project are licensed under a  Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.  Materials can be used freely to support the curriculum related to UD Reads through the University of Dallas.  Questions regarding content and use should be directed to Erin Begle (English) or Claire Schwartz (Art).