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Holocaust - Life in the Camps (Source Analysis, Questions, Assignment with Key)

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13 page source analysis includes 5 engaging and informative sources (visual and text) related to what life was like for prisoners in the concentrations camps from the Holocaust. The sources truly capture the realities of the living conditions for people during the Holocaust in the Nazi controlled concentration camps.

The packages also includes a range of activities related to the sources. Included the teacher will find a set of 10 questions (analysis and comprehension) that requires students to think critically in order to develop their ideas in relation to what life was like in the concentration camps. The questions come with a detailed teacher key.

The package also includes a writing assignment related to the living conditions of the concentration camps during the Holocaust. The teacher will find a writing assignment that requires students to develop multiple perspectives and utilize historical evidence related to the events of the concentration camp system in the Holocaust and what it was like for both the prisoners and the guards. The assignment involves writing journal entries from the perspectives of both a guard and a prisoner in one of the camps during the Holocaust. A teacher key and marking rubric are included in the package for the assignment.

The sources and activities makes for an excellent homework or in-class reading activity to bring the events of the concentration camps. Can also work as a great substitute teaching plan.

Could be used in a Social Studies/History classroom, or it could be used in an English Language Arts classroom when reading related text.
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