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Featured GraphicThose Who Risked Their Lives to Save Others

Subjects

  • Language Arts
  • World History

Grades

  • 6-8
  • 9-12

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Brief Description

Many risked their lives to help the victims of Nazi persecution. Students will read accounts of those rescuers and view photographs related to several of those compelling stories to write reflective essays.

Objectives

Students will

  • learn about people who risked their lives to save others.
  • write a reflective essay based on what the students might have done had they lived in Nazi-occupied Europe.

Keywords

Nazi, persecution, intolerance, Holocaust, essay

Materials Needed[shopmaterials]

Accounts of rescuers are included as part of the lesson; they can be printed out for student use if students don't have computer access in the classroom.

Lesson Plan

See the lesson at http://socialstudies.com/c/@_w2bkYAzUQ5Vs/Pages/article.html?article@rescuers

Assessment

Evaluate students' reflective essays.

Lesson Plan Source

Social Studies School Service

National Standards

Social Studies:
NSS-WH.5-12.8

Language Arts:
NL-ENG.K-12.1
NL-ENG.K-12.2
NL-ENG.K-12.5

 

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