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.
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
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.
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.
Stations for Previewing Holocaust Texts & Night by Elie Wiesel
Included are six station activities which can be used in a English Language Arts or history classroom. Four stations are focused on introducing the Holocaust and the related text you will be reading. The final two stations are focused on specifically introducing the characters in and author of Night. Blank station directions and manipulatives are included so that you can create your own stations if desired. Activities include analyzing photos and free writing based on a novel cover image.