Social Studies

Convict to Dictator: Hitler's Inexplicable Rise to Germany's Fuhrer

How does an immigrant who is convicted of treason rise to lead a country? This one time class explores Hitler's unfathomable meteoric rise to power in the aftermath of post WWI Germany.
247 total reviews for this teacher
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Completed by 141 learners

70 minutes

per class

Meets once


year olds


learners per class

per learner

How does aOne-Timeclass work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Available Times

Pacific Time

Tue May 31

Meet once (1 day)
3pm - 4:10pm
Taught by:
Phyllis Bixler, M.Ed., NBCT

Mon Jun 6

Meet once (1 day)
7pm - 8:10pm
Taught by:
Phyllis Bixler, M.Ed., NBCT

Mon Jun 20

Meet once (1 day)
2pm - 3:10pm
Taught by:
Phyllis Bixler, M.Ed., NBCT

Tue Jun 28

Meet once (1 day)
8pm - 9:10pm
Taught by:
Phyllis Bixler, M.Ed., NBCT

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Class Experience

Students will be able to describe Germany's government and economy after WWI and  before Hitler comes to power.
Students will trace Hitler's life from immigrant, to convict to Chancellor and Fuhrer.
Students will examine the evolution of the Nazi Party from the 1920s to mid-1930s.
I am a Holocaust trained educator who has taught the Holocaust through literature and primary source documents to students in grades 7 through 10.  I have studied at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, as well as a 3-week seminar at Yad Vashem in Jerusalem with 36 other educators from around the world. Additionally I have hosted an educator workshop on Holocaust Education and collaborated with the creators of the Echoes and Reflections curriculum. 
 4 files available upon enrollment
Paper and a writing instrument may be helpful.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Informal assessment throughout class with an virtual quiz at the end.
1 hour 10 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Class focuses on Post-WWi Germany, Hitler and the Nazi party. We do not discuss concentration camps or the horrors of WWII. However, some students may mention these events during class. 
Yad Vashem and USHMM websites
KWL Graphic Organizer PDF

Offered by

Phyllis Bixler - Just Help Me Learn, LLC
Lives in the United States
Empowering and Educating Students Around the Globe
247 total reviews
387 completed classes

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