the Holocaust: the Life of a Jew
Middle schoolers 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.
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Hate, Anti‐Semitism, & Propaganda in the Holocaust
What is a hate symbol, and what role did racism and anti-Semitism play in the Holocaust? Your young historians will answer these questions through a series of engaging and interactive activities, as well as discover how Jews were...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
To Honor All Children from Prejudice to Discrimination to Hatred....to Holocaust, Part 1
Students analyze different perspectives of the history of the Holocaust. They experience primary and secondary sources along with pieces from literature, documentaries, songs and letters. A commitment of honor and dedication is expressed...
5th - 8th Social Studies & History
"The Gambler" and "The Journey": A Comparison of Worlds in Two Short Stories
“The Gambler” and “The Journey” offer readers an opportunity to experience two very different views of Jewish life in Poland between WWI and WWII. Whether used as a part of a study of the Holocaust, or as a compare/contrast exercise, the...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Social Studies--Important People/Groups of the Holocaust
Students take the personas of eight different groups of people involved in the Holocaust. In this instructional activity about the Holocaust, students view "The Rise and Fall of Adolph Hitler" students view and discuss the video,...
7th - 9th Social Studies & History
The Holocaust in Art, Photography and Writing
Learners 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