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Holocaust Intro Project: Class Encyclopedia 7-10 Complete Writing Guide

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A perfect introduction to the complexity of the Holocaust. Students choose from over seventy topics which include the basic areas recommended by the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum. Students research and write half page reports, which the teacher combines into a class encyclopedia. This 20-page product is a complete guide to the project from beginning to end.

--Requirements handout

--Topics list (70+)

--Note taking instructions

--Organizer (prewrite) for the half page report

--Draft Guide and Sample Report

--MLA Works Cited examples

--Self and/or Peer Edit form

--Encyclopedia Response worksheet for follow-up for peer sharing of the project

--Two Teacher Evaluation forms: quick checklist or 6-Traits Rubric

--Extensive Teacher Tips

The U.S. Holocaust Museum says, "We recommend that you introduce your students to these topics even if you have limited time to teach about the Holocaust. An introduction to the topic areas is essential for providing students with a sense of the breadth of the history of the Holocaust."

Useful for history or ELA. Great for a cross-curricular project. This could also be a final culmination project at the end of a unit. See the thumbnails for the format and the Preview for samples of the content. May also be appropriate for 6th, 11th, or 12th grades.

Meets CCS Standards for informative/explanatory text. List of standards included. Skills covered include writing the topic sentence; adding supporting, relevant details; concluding statement and more.

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