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Introduction to a Study of the Holocaust
Students research information about the Holocaust. In this World War II lesson, students write down facts about what they already know about the Holocaust on a KWL chart. Students listen to a brief lecture about the Holocaust and complete the KWL chart.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 22 Downloads
Using Picture Books to Teach the Holocaust
Students compare a photo of a child's room during the Holocaust to their room. For this WWII lesson, students read picture books and evaluate the roles of characters in the book. Students create either a poster about the roles, a movie poster for the book, or a new book jacket.
5th - 12th Language Arts 14 Views 126 Downloads
Holocaust Education and World Languages
Young scholars use poetry to share their feelings about the Holocaust. Using the internet, they research a major event of the twentieth century from a different viewpoint using the language of the foreign country. They use different structures of poems to write their own feelings about the event.
11th - 12th Languages 3 Views 1 Download
Voices of Tragedy and Horror: Remembering the Holocaust
Young scholars consider the implications of the Holocaust. In this World War II lesson plan, students read the graphic novel Maus at the end of a unit on World War II. Young scholars discuss the impact of reading about the Holocaust as well as theme of the book.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 39 Downloads
What America Knew About the Holocaust?
High schoolers examine American involvement in World War II. In this World War II lesson, students discuss the Holocaust and its implications. High schoolers read New York Times articles regarding the treatment of Jews during the war. Students infer what might have taken place had Americans known earlier about the persecution of Jews in Germany.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Eighth graders consider how something like the Holocaust could happen. In this Holocaust lesson, 8th graders analyze German propaganda that was used to garner support for World War II. Students discuss which pieces of propaganda were the most effective.
8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
Help Me Learn About the Holocaust
Young readers select a book from a provided list to use as the basis for an intensive class study of Holocaust novels. After completing their novels, groups create a multimedia presentation highlighting the elements of literature contained in the novels.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 115 Downloads
South Caroline Voices: Lessons from the Holocaust
Students consider voices of the Holocaust. In this human rights lesson, students discover several brave individuals who are now honored for their humanitarian efforts during the Holocaust. Students read and engage in class discussions pertaining to the causes of racial mistreatment.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Holocaust: A Study in Courage
High schoolers interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. For this World War II lesson, students analyze photographs, records, diaries, letters, newspapers, and other historic accounts of the Holocaust.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
South Carolina Voices: Lessons from the Holocaust
Students examine the location of the Holocaust. In this mapping lesson, students analyze two maps identifying the area in which the Holocaust took place. Students familiarize themselves with the symbols used during this time period and the location of the concentration camps.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Never To Forget
Tenth graders discuss the events leading up to antisemitic behavior in Europe during World War II. Through various activities, 10th graders acquaint themselves with the political ideology of Nazism and assess responsibility for the Holocaust.
10th Social Studies & History 64 Views 157 Downloads
South Carolina Voices: Lessons from the Holocaust
Young scholars examine the liberation of concentration camp survivors from two different points of view. In this Holocaust survivors instructional activity, students read and discuss personal accounts of liberation from the perspective of a concentration camp survivors and American soldiers.
5th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Introduction to "Anne Frank - The Diary of a Young Girl"
Reflecting on what life was like during the Holocaust, 8th graders will read excerpts from the book, The Diary of Anne Frank, then complete five classroom activities that reflect on the readings. The classroom will be set-up to portray the "Secret Annex" in this simulation.
8th Language Arts 18 Views 51 Downloads
Diaries And Memoirs
Students analyze how personal diaries and memoirs record actual events. They compare and contrast diaries and memoirs from the Holocaust. They engage in journal or diary writing as a way to explore one's own feelings and self.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 19 Views 72 Downloads