The Holocaust lessons were created to help students learn about the Holocaust from the testimonies of Holocaust survivors. Lesson 7 deals with recollections of the camps, showing how a little bit of luck was helpful, in terms of survival. Everyone who survived has a story like this to tell.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
Technology is not necessary, but computers with internet access and presentation software will help students complete the lesson progression.
Handout 7A: Bert in the Resistance; Handout 7B: Three Close Calls for Leo; Handout 7C: Francine Thinks Quickly; Handout 7D: Terrible Choices
- 7-4 The student will demonstrate an understanding of the causes and effects of world conflicts in the first half of the twentieth century.
- 7-4.0 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.
- WG-4.0 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 nations subsequent role in the world.
- USHC-7.0 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 whe...