Stories From the Holocaust
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Eighth graders read first hand accounts of individuals who escaped Nazi persecution and eventually settled in Asheville, North Carolina.
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Holocaust Learning Trunk Project
Hate is taught. That's the big idea in a packet of materials that use a study of the Holocaust to foster character development and good citizenship. Class members study fiction, nonfiction, films, and posters to gain an understanding of...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Oldest known Holocaust Survivor Dies; Pianist Was 110
How do people overcome adversity? Alice Herz-Sommer survived the Holocaust and the spirit that sustained her is the focus of this resource. After reading her story, class members respond to both text-based and open-ended discussion...
7th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
A Fence Away From Freedom
Organized as a unit, this eight-lesson overview of Japanese-Americans during WWII is full of engaging best-practice instruction. Young historians examine propaganda, connect personally to children's stories, analyze primary source...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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