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Deportation and Loss
Seventh graders discuss the issues of isolation and deportation as they are related to the Holocaust. After reading a brief passage about deportation and confinement in a concentration camp, 7th graders discuss the feelings involved in being isolated from family and friends. Reading and test materials are included.
Twenty and Ten
Fourth graders examine moral choices faced by Gentiles during the Holocaust and the role of the rescuer.
The Anne Frank Story
Students read Anne Frank or other first person or autobiographical accounts of experiences during the Holocaust and produce biographical sketches of the authors.
Shemini Atzeret - Simhat Torah
Students create classroom Holocaust Gallery and Museum.
Imagine the Food and Imagine a Response
Young scholars experience life in the Secret Annex. In this Holocaust lesson, students participate in a simulation. The simulation places them in the Secret Annex for dinner as residents. Young scholars journal about the experience and the quality of the food they shared.
Bringing the Holocaust Unit to Closure: Implications For the Future
Students examine the relevance of the Holocaust to the present and future. They watch an excerpt from the movie, 'Schindler's List,' participate in a discussion of the movie excerpt, view and discuss a speech by Elie Wiesel, and write a journal response.
Introducing the Victims of the Holocaust
Students consider the plight of Holocaust victims. For this World War II lesson, students discuss the number of Jews who were persecuted during the war and read biographies by Holocaust survivors. Students compose essays on personal responsibility and research other genocides.
Holocaust Case Studies
Seventh graders become familiar with the events of the Holocaust. They research information on the Holocaust using the Internet, novels, and videos. Students present case studies involving the Holocaust to the class. They develop and present video presentations on the Holocaust.
Bringing the Holocaust Unit to Closure: Implications for the Future
Learners study the history of the Holocaust. it is complex; therefore, understanding its implications is complex as well. Elie Wiesel refers to the Holocaust as a question within a question. Questions lead to further questions, and still there are questions that will remain unanswerable. It is, however, only through the process of study and questioning that we gain understanding of the Holocaust and of its significance for the future.
Learning about the Holocaust
Students participate in learning about the Holocaust including the Japanese Internment Camps. They view the movie, "Schindler's List," in order to gain an even better understanding of the Holocaust. They develop a Power Point presentation for the class to preview.
The Holocaust and Technology - How Could It Have Been Different
Students examine the impact that technological advances could have had on the Holocaust. In this technological advances lesson, students read Willy & Max: A Holocaust Story. Students then compare the technology during World War II to today and discuss how advances may have changed the Holocaust.
Muslims Who Saved Jews During the Holocaust
Tenth graders examine the differences between an upstander and a bystander. In this Holocaust lesson, 10th graders study a specific family from their Holocaust.
Holocaust Research Project
Students research multiple aspects of WWII. In this Holocaust instructional activity, students will use several primary source documents to write a 3 page pater on subjects concerning WWII, such as Kristallnacht, Ethnic Cleansing and the Holocaust.
Combine language arts, social studies, and technology in this lesson, which prompts high schoolers to create a multimedia presentation about the Holocaust. After reading The Chrysalids by John Wyndham and Night by Elie Weisel, they find research on the internet and create a multimedia presentation to demonstrate comprehension of the Holocaust.
the Holocaust: the Life of a Jew
Students describe in detail the harsh conditions that the Jews were faced with. They practice their writing skills by keeping a daily journal and identify how their lives have been influenced by the Holocaust.
New World, Old Evils: Latin America and the Holocaust
Learners examine how Latin America was affected by the Holocaust in Europe. In groups, they research topics related to Latin America and World War II. They interview survivors if possible and discover how entire nations were effected by this time in history.
Pupils read a book about World War II and the Holocaust while in small literature circles. They write journal entries and news articles based on the reading.
Events Leading Up to the Holocaust
Young scholars investigate the events that led to the Holocaust. In this Holocaust instructional activity, students conduct research to create newspapers that feature the rise of the Nazi Party, the Third Reich, and Adolf Hitler.
Eleventh graders identify new vocabulary related to the Holocaust. For this Holocaust lesson, 11th graders complete a vocabulary self awareness chart and answer questions while viewing a video about the Holocaust.
Events Leading Up to the Holocaust
Learners examine the impact of the Holocaust. In this Holocaust instructional activity, students explore the rise of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party. Learners conduct research on the topic in order to create a newspaper.