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Maus: Making a Visual Representation
How do you represent a tragic event? Are stories of tragic events better left untold? After reading chapter two of Maus and studying other representations of the Holocaust (suggestions are included), class members create a representation...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
The Holocaust from Beginning to End
Students explore the events that occurred before, during, and after the Holocaust and create a time line showing how those events are connected. They create a time line showing the events that occurred before, during, and after the...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Lessons from Auschwitz: The Power of Our Words
Some words are best left unspoken. Words matter, according to Benjamin Zander, conductor, teacher, and lecturer. To illustrate his point, Zander recounts a story told to him by a survivor of Auschwitz. As a result of her experience this...
1 min 6th - 11th English Language Arts
Compare and Contrast Night to Life is Beautiful
After reading Elie Wiesel's Night, watching the movie Life is Beautiful, and researching World War II, class members write a comparison essay on the book and film. This includes a prior knowledge activity, discussion in whole and small...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
Writing Exercises: World War II, #4
Using complete sentences and the five-W's as guidance, learners will respond to three short-answer questions about WWII. They'll discuss Mussolini's role, the ideologies of nationalism and anti-Semitism that led to the Holocaust, and the...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
A Passport to WWII and the Holocaust
Students explore the Holocaust. In this interdisciplinary lesson, students research Hitler's rise to power, the terror of concentration camps, and World War II. Students read The Diary of Anne Frank , listen to a Holocaust survivor, and...
7th English Language Arts
Individual Responsibility And Resistance During the Holocaust
Students 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
The Holocaust: What Do You Know?
Students recall facts about the Holocaust. In this World War II instructional activity, students complete a KWL chart displaying what they know about the Holocaust. Students read several accounts from the book Survivors-True Stories of...
5th - 7th Social Studies & History
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...
8th - 12th English Language Arts
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...
11th - 12th English Language Arts
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...
8th - 9th English Language Arts
Holocaust Visual Timeline - Introducing the Holocaust Era
Students examine the Holocaust. In this World War II instructional activity, students identify the major events of the Holocaust as they investigate a visual timeline and discuss the persecution of Jews at the hands of the Nazis.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History
Zoom In: Reading about the Holocaust: What's the Journey?
Seventh graders consider the implications of the Holocaust. In this World War II lesson, 7th graders examine photographs of Jewish deportation. Students discuss what is happening in the photographs to prepare them for reading a Holocaust...
7th Social Studies & History
Children in Hiding During the Holocaust
Students 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...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
In Hiding: A Choiceless Choice of the Holocaust
Students 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...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
The Holocaust in Art, Photography and Writing
Students 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...
7th - 8th English Language Arts