Holocaust Teaching Activities

Instructor: Grace Pisano

Grace has taught high school history in several states with a master's degree in teaching.

From a social justice standpoint, few historic events provide more discussion material and applicable lessons than the Holocaust. The activities in this resource will enhance your middle and high school students' understanding of this tragic event.

Teaching the Holocaust

The Holocaust refers to the mass extermination and persecution of Jews and other minorities during World War II. During the Holocaust, it is estimated that up to 17 million people were killed with millions more injured, persecuted and separated from their families. When teaching about World War II, it is important to spend ample time talking about genocide and the Holocaust. In these activities, students will dive deeper into the data and personal stories related to the Holocaust. They will walk away with a deeper understanding of how the Holocaust changed the course of history and the lives of millions of people These activities will be completed individually and are designed for middle and high school students.

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