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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.

The Literary Maven: Connecting with the Holocaust: Making it Personal for Students

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.

The Dentist of Auschwitz: A Memoir

The Dentist of Auschwitz

The Dentist of Auschwitz book. Read 42 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In 1941 Berek Jakubowicz (now Benjamin Jacobs) was deporte...

This is a gallery walk activity for Elie Wiesel's Night that requires students to view and write about images related to Night and the Holocaust. A gallery walk is an activity that requires students to circulate around the room while thoughtfully observing and analyzing visual content. $2.25

Night Gallery Walk: Writing and Image Analysis for Wiesel's Memoir

This is a gallery walk assignment for Elie Wiesel's book that requires students to view and write about images related to Night and the Holocaust. A gallery walk is an activity that requires students to circulate around the room while thoughtfully observing and analyzing visual content. I have inclu...

THE HOLOCAUST "Never Again". A most horrific time. How can people do this. Are we not all children of God?

THE HOLOCAUST "Never Again". A most horrific time. How can people do this. Are we not all children of God?

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.

The Literary Maven: Connecting with the Holocaust: Making it Personal for Students

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.

Rescued inmates at nazi concentration camp Wobbelin, 1945 near Ludwigslust.

20 Historical Black And White Pictures Brought Back In Stunning Color

The subreddit "Colorized History" has an awesome collection of historical images colorized by Reddit users.

I've been angry. I've been sad. I've been disappointed. But I've never been ashamed, until now.

Grandpa came to America alone at the age of eight. When I was eight I asked why he left his family in Russia to come to America. “Allergies,” he said. “Allergies?” I asked. “I was allergic to Cossacks.” It was years before I got the joke. The...

Shaving an inmate at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp. Germany

Sachsenhausen Concentration Camp Image Gallery (31 of 39)

This photo inside the ghetto of a dying child was taken illegally by Wehrmacht Sergeant Heinz Joest on Sept. 19, 1941. He spent his 43rd birthday illegally inside the ghetto taking pictures. A documentary about his day was made in 1991 titled "A Day in the Warsaw Ghetto: A Birthday Trip in Hell."

Alpventures World War II Tours on Instagram: “This photo inside the ghetto of a dying child was taken illegally by #Wehrmacht Sergeant Heinz Joest on Sept 19, 1941.”

31 Likes, 20 Comments - Alpventures World War II Tours (@worldwar2tours) on Instagram: “This photo inside the ghetto of a dying child was taken illegally by #Wehrmacht Sergeant Heinz…”

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'Milkweed' Jerry Spinelli

4 lessons in a zip file which include: 1. Milkweed Students use the sketch of milkweed as stimulus to draw comparisons with the text. 2. Survival An in-depth pack of ideas to teach the theme of survival including an essay plan scaffold. 3. Themes - Misha and the Holocaust Using the Venn dia...