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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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Eastern Europe 1939-45 — Camps

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Britain's decision not to bomb German death camps in World War II has provided many questions for historians, but with a primary source analysis lesson, high school students may be a step closer to finding out the truth. Learners read...
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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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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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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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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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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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Auschwitz Episode Guide: Surprising Beginnings

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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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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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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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 instructional activity, 6th graders read the diary of a soldier or prisoner from the the Auschwitz...
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Auschwitz

For Teachers 6th - 9th
In the Auschwitz worksheet, students 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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Auschwitz Episode Guide: Corruption

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students 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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Auschwitz Episode Guide: Factories of Death

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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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Life in a Concentration Camp

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners 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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An Auschwitz Learning Box

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers 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...
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Resistance during the Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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...