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Everyday Life in the Warsaw Ghetto

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What was life in the Jewish ghetto like? What happened to Polish Jews forced to live behind the wall? View a series of images taken during WWII of the Warsaw Ghetto and discuss the implications of what you see. Everyday life, economy,...
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Roles of Individuals in the Warsaw Ghetto

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the Warsaw ghetto and individuals that performed philanthropic actions at the time. In this human rights lesson, students discover the impact of the Warsaw ghetto during the Holocaust and how similar civil rights...
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Population Density in the Ghettos

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Students make calculations of population density to recognize the stressful conditions experienced by European ghetto dwellers due to high population density and scarcity of resources.
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Spiritual, Educational, and Physical Resistance in the Warsaw Ghetto

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students review the organization of the ghettos in Eastern Europe. Using the internet, they gather more insight on the people who lived in the ghettos. They discuss the reaction of some members to join resistance movements. They also...
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Segregated from its History, How "Ghetto" Lost its Meaning

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
Are you ghetto? Words, words, words. Middle schoolers are asked to consider the power of words, the history and connotations of words, the importance of careful, respectful word choice as they read Camila Domonsoke's article about this...
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Reaction of Jews in Warsaw to German Occupation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners discover the reaction of the Jewish population to the occupation by the Germans. Using this as a foundation, they examine the emotional, physical and spiritual difficulties they faced in the Warsaw ghetto. They also identify...
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Inside the Warsaw Ghetto

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders examine the conditions of the ghettos during the Holocaust.  In this World History lesson, 8th graders analyze the impact of the Jewish fighters during he Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.  Students participate in a round table...
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Requiem "The Song of the Murdered Jewish People"

For Students 9th - 12th
Music and poetry are vehicles that can tell many stories. Learners read the poem "The Song of the Murdered Jewish People" by Itzhak Katzenelson, then listen to the requiem it inspired; composed by Zlata Razdolina. Excellent background...
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Population Density in the Ghettos

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine population density in Jewish ghettos. In this Holocaust lesson, students calculate population density of cities around the world using the provided information. Students then discuss the implications of high population...
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Until Then I Had Only Read About These Things in Books

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students read assigned text about the World War II. In this Holocaust survival lesson, students identify the mass murders associated with Adolf Hitler's Nazi party and read stories of young men who narrowly avoided the death camps....
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A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust: Headlines

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine newspapers to research public opinion about the Holocaust. In this critical thinking lesson, students research the information Americans received in U.S. newspapers about events like Kristallnacht, the Berlin Olympics,...
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Inside the Warsaw Ghetto

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students describe the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and identify Jewish fighters of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. They describe other forms of resistance during the Holocaust. They evaluate the significance of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising.
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Milkwood: Questioning Strategy

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Milkwood, Jerry Spinelli's young adult novel about a boy in Warsaw, Poland during World War II, gives middle schoolers a chance to consider the moral dimensions of decision-making. Using a cubing strategy, readers choose a topic...
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Milkweed: Lesson 6

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore world history by completing a vocabulary worksheet. In this WWII history lesson, 6th graders identify the impact of ghettos on the Jewish residents of Germany. Students identify a list of vocabulary terms associated...
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Time Capsule in a Milk Can

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Imagine dumping out a milk can and finding letters from one of the darkest moments in history! Scholars use Holocaust Reading Passages and research to discover how people recorded and hid history during the events of World War II. They...
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Teach21 Lesson Plan: Milkweed: Lesson 5

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders participate in literacy activities associated with the book, Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli. In this literacy lesson, 6th graders continue reading Jerry Spinelli's book, discuss the chapters they are reading, complete a...
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Social Studies - Concentration Camps -2

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders investigate the typical day in a concentration camp. In this Holocaust instructional activity, 8th graders read primary and secondary sources about the conditions of the camps. Students also conduct research about the...
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Interpreting the Works of Samuel Bak: Self Portrait

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the life of Samuel Bak.  For this World History lesson, 10th graders develop a methodology for examining and analyzing works of art. Students examine art from the Holocaust and describe the experiences that the work...
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The Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students comprehension widens on the subject of the Holocaust by focusing on two different, yet related, experiences of Jews in Europe during the Holocaust. Those being death camps and life in major ghettos. They trace both commonalities...
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Janusz Korczak Research Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research Janusz Korczak, students in the ghetto, and discuss why Janusz Korczak gave his life to march to his death with the Students.
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Europe Maps

For Students 7th - 8th
A series of maps depicts pre-WWI to post-WWII Europe for your geographers. They use reference materials to help them correctly fill in the countries and the borders as they changed through time. A great resource for a history lesson, or...
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"Your Son, Your Only One" - The Sacrifice of Isaac as a Motif in Holocaust Poetry

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Class groups examine a series of poems that use Abraham’s willingness to sacrifice Isaac as a motif in Holocaust poetry. Included are questions, notes to the teacher, and bibliographical information on each poem. The activities could be...
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Feelings and Questions

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Young scholars write a three paragraph book report. In this literature inference lesson, students identify feelings the main character had and develop questions the character would ask. Student create a graphic organizer to summarize...
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Individual Responsibility And Resistance During the Holocaust

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the various resistance movements during the Holocaust. They conduct research on a selected individual's role in the resistance movement, and in small groups develop and present a report.

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