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51 resources with the concept concentration camps

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Echoes & Reflections: Teaching the Holocaust, Inspiring the Classroom

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A collection includes 11 units designed to help instructors consider the complexities of teaching about the Holocaust and other genocides. The lessons provide students with accurate information and sensitive instruction as they examine...
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Jewish Resistance

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Resistance to the Holocaust took on many forms. Learners explore the passive and active resistance of Jewish people who continued their practices and observances, as well as organized resistance against the evils of the Nazis. An...
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The "Final Solution"

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Nazi policies shifted from deportation and imprisonment to extermination of the Jewish people in death camps in the "Final Solution." Learners examine photos of artifacts, read poetry written by survivors, analyze testimony from...
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Survivors and Liberators

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The end was just the beginning. The period immediately after the end of World War II and the Holocaust is often called "The Return to Life" as survivors looked to reunite and recreate broken families and shattered lives. A two-lesson...
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Rescuers and Non-Jewish Resistance

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What does it mean to be a rescuer during the time of the Holocaust? Learners consider the role of those who resisted the Nazi invasions, including hiding Jewish people, throughout Europe. Activities include listening to the testimony of...
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Timeline of the Holocaust

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
An interactive timeline uses images, videos, primary source documents, and links to informational text to chronicle the history of the Holocaust from 1933-1945.
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Anne Frank The Life and Diary of a Young Girl

For Teachers 7th - 8th
For any teacher who is entering into a unit of study on Nazi Germany, the concentration camps, or on Anne Frank herself, this presentation would be of great value. The slides are packed with important and illuminating information about...
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What Hate Can Do - The Holocaust

For Teachers 6th - 8th
This excellent presentation should lead to an increased understanding of what the Holocaust was all about, and why Hitler persecuted the Jewish people as he did. Some shocking photographs are incorporated into the presentation, as are...
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U.S. Policy and the Holocaust Refugee Crisis

For Teachers 10th - 12th
How did the United States respond to the Holocaust refugee crisis during World War II? The activity focuses on the United States' foreign policies and the arguments for and against offering assistance. Scholars analyze historical...
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The End of the War

For Students 7th - 12th
V-E day is almost here, the Allies are victorious! Using a video  that features archival footage and photos, scholars watch as the Allies are successful, and the war in Europe is brought to a close. Learners also witness the Allies'...
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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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What Would You Do? Scenario: Dachau

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
When American troops liberated the Dachau concentration camp, they were so enraged by the death they saw that a group of soldiers summarily executed Nazi soldiers. One man filmed the actions, and then struggled with a moral dilemma:...
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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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Who Was Anne Frank?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Set the stage for a study of The Diary of a Young Girl with a resource that includes background information about Anne Frank's early years, the Nazi invasion of the Netherlands, her Secret Annex hiding place, and her capture and...
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Novel Study

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Buzz! Beep! Hiss! Scholars invent their own examples of onomatopoeia in response to a prompt in the The Boy in the Striped Pajamas novel study guide. Pupils also write a quatrain poem that focuses on a theme from the text and demonstrate...
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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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Teaching the Holocaust

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What is the difference between prejudice and discrimination? Between collaborators and bystanders? Guilt and responsibility? Prompt learners to think critically about a very complex and textured topic with an innovative packet of materials.
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First They Came...

For Students 7th - 8th
What are the effects of following the crowd? That is the question readers of Martin Niemöller's famous lament, written after his release from a Nazi concentration camp, are asked to ponder. 
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The Diary of a Young Girl Digital Edition

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Access a wealth of rich, engaging activities that will allow learners to see through the eyes of Anne Frank and experience her emotional journey as they read her biography The Diary of a Young Girl.
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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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Holocaust Diary Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a good interdisciplinary project that combines creative and narrative writing with studies of the Holocaust. Your young historians will compose a diary of experiences from the perspective of an individual living during the time...
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Promote Tolerance on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Delve into the history of Auschwitz to educate this generation about the Holocaust, genocide, and tolerance.
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A Look at Exclusion Through Improvisation

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Building a realistic understanding of the trials Jews suffered during WWII isn't always easy. This plan employs student constructed dramatic freeze frame scenes to help build a deeper understanding of Jewish Ghettos, concentration camps,...
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What Concepts are being presented

For Teachers K
World War II, WWII, the Holocaust, the Rise of the Nazi Empire, Concentration Camps, the effect on children. The first 9 slides are of images and scenes of WWII, Black and white photography Slides 10 to 20 show present day photos of...