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Lessons from Auschwitz: The Power of Our Words

For Teachers 6th - 11th
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...
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Auschwitz Episode Guide: Surprising Beginnings

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine how the Nazis came to power and living conditions at Auschwitz. They watch and discuss a PBS documentary, read and discuss handouts, analyze a Pyramid of Hate, and assign experiences in their own lives to different...
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Auschwitz Episode Guide: Corruption

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine life at the Auschwitz concentration camp. They watch and discuss a PBS documentary, analyze reasons for prosecuting perpetrators after the war, and develop criteria for recognizing Internet sites developed by Holocaust...
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Life in Auschwitz: Evaluating Primary Sources

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Historians explain what happened during the Holocaust, but only primary sources portray the true horror of places such as Auschwitz. Using accounts from those who survived the camps, as well as a Nazi government official's memoirs, class...
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An Auschwitz Learning Box

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students view slides and other items from their teacher's trip to Poland. In groups, they review a timeline of the events of the Holocaust and retrace Schindler's List. After viewing a video about Auschwitz, they read a biography of one...
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Auschwitz Episode Guide: Factories of Death

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Hitler's "Final Solution." They watch and discuss a PBS documentary, read handouts, conduct Internet research, and read and discuss a personal memoir.
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Auschwitz

For Teachers 6th - 9th
In the Auschwitz worksheet, pupils respond to 36 short answer questions as they visit and research websites pertaining to the infamous concentration camp of World War II.
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Night: Guided Imagery Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Prior to reading Night, class members engage in a guided imagery activity that helps them make text-to-self connections to Elie Wiesel’s account of his experiences with his father in Auschwitz and Buchenwald. Complete directions, as well...
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Conversations With The Past

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider what they already know about the Holocaust and reflect on the sixtieth commemoration of the liberation of Auschwitz by reading and responding to testimonials of victims. They create artwork to honor those who...
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Reading Comprehension: Auschwitz

For Students 9th - 12th
In this reading comprehension worksheet students are given a link that will take them to a website where they will read about Auschwitz. Students follow links on the website to find answers to comprehension questions.
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Diaries From the Holocaust

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders find similarities and differences in two different diary entries. In this Holocaust history meets literary skills lesson, 6th graders read the diary of a soldier or prisoner from the the Auschwitz concentration camp and...
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Resistance during the Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define and discuss resistance and distinguish types of resistance, watch video Courage to Care, research partisans and identify their main objective, and research facts behind proposed Auschwitz bombing and White Rose Resistance.
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Nazi Concentration Camps -- Map and Chart-Reading Activities

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use an informational chart about Nazi concentration and death camps to complete a mapping activity and a chart-reading activity.
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A Chronology of the Holocaust

For Teachers 8th - 10th
A straightforward chronology of the Holocaust lists events from 1930 to 1945. Connects to a page with links to extensive resources and information about the Holocaust. Use as a resource for student inquiry into the Holocaust. 
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Lessons from the Holocaust

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students prepare a reaction statement about what they read. In this Holocaust lesson students read several personal accounts from the Holocaust. The students answer a series of questions related to the Nazis and their concentration camps.
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Man's Search for Meaning: Anticipation Guide Instructions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
To prepare readers for the major concepts in Victor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning, an account of his life in Auschwitz, class members respond to a series of statements on an anticipation guide.
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Man's Search for Meaning: K-W-H-L Strategy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Prior to reading Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning, class members use the provided worksheet to list what they know about the Holocaust, what they want to know, and how they will find the information they seek. After completing...
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What Element Would You Be?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Primo Levi wrote a collection of short stories comparing his life from Italy to Auschwitz to elements in the periodic table. Pupils read an excerpt from his book and research the characteristics of various elements. Then, they make a...
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Eyewitness to the Holocaust

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Scholars investigate the Holocaust through the eyes of an Auschwitz survivor. They analyze and research a firsthand account of events inside the gas chambers moments before hundreds died. Using Holocaust Reading Passages and...
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Life in a Concentration Camp

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students read and discuss an account of everyday life in a Nazi concentration camp during WWII. They assume the point of view of a prisoner and write a postcard to their families and then share the cards in class.
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Genocide: Past & Present

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students visit the Holocaust Musuem through an interactive program. They examine Hitler's Final Solution and where concentration camps were located. They analyze how the situations in Auschwitz are similiar to Darfur.
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Film Study

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
According to John Betjeman, "Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows." With The Boy in the Striped Pajamas film study, scholars work in small groups to discuss the quote and other...
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Using The Complete Maus to Enhance the Student's Understanding of Maus

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students read The Complete Maus to explore how Maus is actually three books in one. In groups, they evaluate the book as a tale of surviving the Holocaust and a tale of impacting future generations. They examine the conditions at...
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Promote Tolerance on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Delve into the history of Auschwitz to educate this generation about the Holocaust, genocide, and tolerance.

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