Trent Holocaust Unit

8th grade GT Introduction

Station 1: Jews in Prewar Germany

Visit the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum online learning site for students: www.ushmm.org/outreach/en/. Peruse the articles and information about “Jews in Prewar Germany.” (Go specifically to articles


Complete questions.

Station 2: Nazi Camp System

Visit the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum online learning site for students: www.ushmm.org/outreach/en/. Peruse the articles and information about “Nazi Camp Systems.”

1) Complete the Venn diagram below to compare and contrast concentration and extermination camps. Include at least three meaningful statements for each of the three sections of the diagram.

Station 3: Terezin Ghetto Artwork

Visit the World ORT online art collection: http://art.holocaust-education.net/explore.asp?langid=1& submenu=205&resultpage=1. Click on link and peruse the artwork and information about the “Terezin Ghetto.”

You may also look at the book ...I Never Saw Another Butterfly...


Answer question.

Station 4: Heroes from the Holocaust

Watch both of these videos to answer the questions in your packet.


Video #1

Video #2

Answer questions.

Station 5: Internment Camps

In Remember World War II: Kids Who Survived Tell Their Stories by Albright and Nicholson, read the story from Allan Hida (pages 46-50). Be sure to read the introduction to his account.(Get book from the book table.)


Answer questions.

Station 6: Propaganda

Visit the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum online propaganda gallery: http://www.ushmm.org/propaganda/exhibit.html#/gallery/. Peruse the gallery and select one piece of propaganda that intrigues you to answer the following questions.

Station 7: Path to War

In World War II by Willmott, Messenger, and Cross, skim and scan chapter 1: The Path to War (pages 10-34). (Book is on the book table.)

1) In the chart, explain how each of the factors listed contributed to the inception of World War II.

Station 8: War in the Pacific

As you view the video clip about the war in the Pacific, peruse World War II: The Events and Their Impact on Real People by Grant for more information about the role of Japan in World War II (pages 68-73). (Book is on the book table.) Answer questions.

Station 9: Hiroshima and the Atom Bomb

In Hiroshima: The Story of the First Atom Bomb by Lawton, skim and scan the book with special attention to “Making the Decision (pages 20-21). (Book is on the book table.)


Answer questions.

Station 10: Survivors: True Stories of Children in the Holocaust

Watch the trailer for Suvivors (below) and read the blog review about the book.



http://diaryofaneccentric.wordpress.com/2010/03/20/review-survivors-true-stories-of-children-in-the-holocaust-by-allan-zullo-and-mara-bovsun/


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Children Book Review: Survivors: True Stories of Children in the Holocaust by Allan Zullo, Mara B...

Station 11: Summer of My German Soldier

Watch the trailer below for Summer of My German Soldier by Bette Greene and answer questions.
Summer of My German Soldier, by Bette Greene (MPL Book Trailer #101)

Station 12: Torn Thread

Watch the trailer below for Torn Thread by Anne Issacs and answer questions.
Torn Thread Book Trailer (Anne (Isaacs) by Christina & Alycia

Station 13: Waiting for Anya

Read the summary and excerpt for Waiting for Anya.

http://clubs-kids.scholastic.co.uk/products/13342


Answer querstions.

Station 14: The Book Thief

Watch the trailer below. Answer the questions in your packet.
The Book Thief Official Extended Trailer - Words Are Life (2013) HD

Station 15: Finding Hope in Japanese Internment Camps

Read Baseball Saved Us by Ken Mochizuki (picture book). (Book is on book table.)


Answer questions.

Station 16: Meet Bette Green

Watch the interview with Bette Green (2:04): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTcPMjI57dU&feature=youtu.be


Answer questions.

Bette Greene, American Classic Novelist.