The Holocaust lessons were created to help students learn about the Holocaust from the testimonies of Holocaust survivors. Lesson 5 deals with the sad legacy of Concentration Camps.The goal of this lesson is to focus on the Holocaust experiences of South Carolinians to personalize the experience for students.
Other Instructional Materials or Notes:
7, 10, 11
No technology necessary, but computers with presentation software and internet access may aid in completion of the lesson progression.
Handout 5A: Rudy at Auschwitz, Handout 5B: Ben at Auschwitz; Handout 5C: Pincus at Auschwitz; Handout 5D: Renee in a Work Camp; Handout 5E: Bluma in a Concentration Camp
- 7-4 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the causes and effects of world conflicts in the first half of the twentieth century.
- The influence of both world wars and the worldwide Great Depression are still evident. To understand the effects these events had on the modern world, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
- WG-4 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the characteristics of culture, the patterns of culture, and cultural change.
- There are many diverse expressions of culture in the world. To be open and responsive to new and diverse cultural perspectives, the student will utilize the knowledge and skills set forth in the following indicators:
- USHC-7 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the impact of World War II on the United States and the nation’s subsequent role in the world.
- In defense of democracy, a government may need to confront aggression and ask its citizens for sacrifice in wars and providing foreign aid that, in turn, affects the practice of democracy at home. To make informed political decisions about when and ho...