Teaching the Holocaust while reading a Holocaust-related novel can be challenging; there is so much information to be shared, but you don;t want to the topic to become overwhelming, distant, or unreal to students. Analyzing photographs from the time period, assigning students the identity of a Holocaust victim, and a mini-lesson on nutrition are all ways to help students make personal connections with the Holocaust.
Between 1933 and millions of children were displaced as a result of persecution by the Nazis and their collaborators. After World War II, relief agencies photographed some of the children who survived to help find their families.
Int'l Commemoration of Holocaust Victims Day; Jan Elie Wiesel Eliezer "Elie" Wiesel KBE was a Romanian-born American Jewish writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor.
Connecting with the Holocaust: Making it Personal for Students
Teaching the Holocaust while reading a Holocaust-related novel can be…
French prosecutors on Mondaysaid they were treating the murder of an 85-year-old Jewish woman stabbed and burned in her Paris home as an anti-Semitic attack. Mireille Knoll a Holocaust survivor who escaped a mass roundup of Jews in Paris in the Second World War was found dead last Friday in her flat in Paris' eastern 11th arrondissement where she lived alone. She had been stabbed repeatedly before the apartment was set on fire the autopsy revealed. Firemen managed to put out the blaze. Two…
These FREE identity cards are designed to help students make personal connections with the victims of the Holocaust, and could be used before a novel study or a history lesson. Included: ID cards (Jewish, Roma, Jehovah’s Witnesses, accused homosexuals