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For Better or Worse? The Power of Persuasion
How would it feel to be segregated because of your age or background? This journal launches a persuasive writing lesson that includes a study of persuasive essays and speeches written and delivered in the 20th century. Class members then produce their own piece of persuasive writing.
9th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 301 Downloads
The Butterfly Project Lesson Plan
Young scholars explore language arts by conducting an oral presentation in class. They create butterfly illustrations and read the Holocaust-related stories,"Fireflies in the Dark" and "The Cat with the Yellow Star." Learners practice public speaking by reciting a poem from one of the books in front of the class.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 141 Downloads
Maus: A KWHL Approach
After reading the introduction to Maus I, class members use A KWHL approach to determine what they know, what they want to know, and where they can find information about World War II, the Holocaust, and other topics associated with Art Spiegelman's graphic novel.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Individual Responsibility And Resistance During the Holocaust
Learners examine the various resistance movements during the Holocaust. They conduct research on a selected individual's role in the resistance movement, and in small groups develop and present a report.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 24 Downloads
Holocaust Remembrance Day
In this Holocaust Remembrance Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, asking questions, surveying, and writing.
5th - 10th Language Arts 24 Views 239 Downloads
The Holocaust: What Do You Know?
Students recall facts about the Holocaust. In this World War II lesson, students complete a KWL chart displaying what they know about the Holocaust. Students read several accounts from the book Survivors-True Stories of Children in the Holocaust.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 6 Views 53 Downloads
Major Holocaust Themes in Elie Wiesel's Memoir, Night
Students read accounts of children during the Holocaust and read Elie Wiesel's "Night". Using the internet, they share ideas and discuss topics with peers across the nation. They examine the role of the individual in the Holocaust and create a visual aid to accompany passages of "Night".
11th - 12th Language Arts 9 Views 43 Downloads
Hidden Children and the Holocaust: A Lesson and Pledge for Action
Students read various personal accounts of children during the Holocaust. Using special identification cards, they relate the Holocaust to historical events in their lifetimes. Examining primary source documents, they describe how they might relate to the story.
8th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 27 Downloads
Analyzing and Evaluating Holocaust Literature
Students examine the history of the Holocaust through literature. Using different pieces of literature, they critique the items in terms of being historical accurate and its value in telling the stories of the Holocaust. They create a timeline putting the major events into chronological order.
8th - 9th Language Arts 6 Views 24 Downloads
Children in Hiding During the Holocaust
High schoolers examine the different ways in which children hid trying to escape the concentration camps. Using journal entries, they put themselves into the role of the children and imagine their feelings during the Holocaust. They discuss the purpose behind the items they decided to take along with them.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 32 Downloads
In Hiding: A Choiceless Choice of the Holocaust
Young scholars read various examples of children who lived in hiding during the Holocaust. Using the texts, they identify commonalities between the children and create a timeline of events. They read a first person narrative of hiding and write their own response.
7th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 27 Downloads
The Holocaust in Art, Photography and Writing
Learners explore paintings, photographs and writings about the Holocaust using the internet. Researching the various websites, they will discover different human experiences of Holocaust victims. After researching, students write about what they discovered.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Zoom In: Reading about the Holocaust: What's the Journey?
Seventh graders consider the implications of the Holocaust. In this World War II instructional activity, 7th graders examine photographs of Jewish deportation. Students discuss what is happening in the photographs to prepare them for reading a Holocaust novel.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 31 Downloads
Using Poetic Images to Initiate the Exploration of Resistance During the Holocaust
Students explore the role of resistance during the Holocaust. Viewing images, they complete a set of notes on the Holocaust and discuss the feelings they get from looking at the photographs. They identify the parts of speech used in writing poems and identify similes.
6th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 36 Downloads
Ethical Dilemmas in Teaching the Holocaust
Students are exposed to a variety of readings about the Nazi Party and concentration camps. Using the readings as a guide, they identify moral issues that we all face studing the Holocaust. They decide to work together to end bigotry and hatred in the world today.
10th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads