Hidden in Plain Sight - Heroes of the Holocaust

Hidden in Plain Sight - Heroes of the Holocaust
Hidden in Plain Sight - Heroes of the Holocaust
Hidden in Plain Sight - Heroes of the Holocaust
Hidden in Plain Sight - Heroes of the Holocaust
Hidden in Plain Sight - Heroes of the Holocaust
Hidden in Plain Sight - Heroes of the Holocaust
Hidden in Plain Sight - Heroes of the Holocaust
Hidden in Plain Sight - Heroes of the Holocaust
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Students delve into the hidden heroes of the Holocaust. These were the individuals who, in plain sight, saved Jews from certain death in the Holocaust. In this lesson, students begin by discussing the terms of perpetrator, collaborator, by stander, victim and resistance fighter and applying it to a present-day scenario. Next, the class reads the background information about the Holocaust and completes reading questions. After reading about the Holocaust, the class will focus on the individuals who were heroes of the Holocaust and saved people from death. Students move into pairs for station work. Pairs will visit 22 stations. Each station shares the story of each individual who chose to save others. After a fixed amount of time, pairs will revisit a station they have already visited and become “experts” on this individual. Pairs will share their hero with the class. The class will debrief the methods that heroes used to save people. Finally, several processing options are provided for this activity. Students can complete an application for the individual who they feel should be nominated for a fictitious Holocaust Hall of Fame or create a poster that commemorates one of the individuals who risked their lives to save others during the Holocaust.

When you purchase this activity, you will receive:

-Teacher Directions

-Power point to guide instruction

-Warm Up Handout-Mall Scenario

-Background Reading – History of the Holocaust

-Reading Questions – History of the Holocaust

-Answers to Reading Questions – History of the Holocaust

-22 Placards

-Heroes of the Holocaust Matrix

-Processing Choices


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