The Holocaust was a dark period in our world’s history, during which mankind witnessed the harsh realities of discrimination. During the Holocaust, six million Jews were murdered by the Nazis. This unit is designed to help you understand the history of the Holocaust, giving you insight into how the Nazis gained power, why the Jews and others were persecuted, and how the Jews reacted to the acts of discrimination against them.
Brain Pop Video
View the Brain Pop film entitled “The Holocaust” and answer the quiz questions that follow.
Witnesses to War
Learn about different witness experiences by exploring cause and effect relationships and perspectives through non-fiction texts and the documentary, 50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus.
Terezin Poetry and Artwork
10. http://www.uen.org/annefrank/ (sources for Anne Frank and Holocaust)
12. http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/ (Use the Google box for “Search This Site”)