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Last Updated March 2010

The Holocaust

One of the greatest impacts of World War II was the Holocaust. This week, Education World looks at ways to teach students about this far-reaching event.

Thanks to EducationWorld's partnership with Encyclopaedia Britannica, we are also pleased to offer these free resources on the Holocaust.

Teaching the Holocaust
Education World presents 10 lesson plans for teaching about the Holocaust. Included: Activities that involve students in creating time lines and ABC books, writing poetry and letters, and learning about Anne Frank and Holocaust rescuers.

Great Sites For Teaching About: The Holocaust
Education World's Great Sites for Teaching About ... page highlights Web sites to help educators work timely themes into their lessons. Internet educator Walter McKenzie selected this week's sites, which are among the best on the Web for teaching about the Holocaust.

Teaching Lessons of the Holocaust
Education World recently interviewed Warren Marcus, a teacher educator for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Included: The most common mistakes educators make when teaching about the Holocaust.

Paper Clip Drive Helps Students Learn About Holocaust
Two Tennessee middle school teachers have created a unique project to teach about the enormity of the Holocaust. The students could use your help!

School, Town Create Holocaust Memorial
While studying the Holocaust, Whitwell Middle School students set out to collect 6 million paper clips to comprehend the number of Jews killed by the Nazis. They not only exceeded their goal, but with community help, created a memorial to those who died.

Teaching the Holocaust: Two Books for Children
Two books facilitate teaching and discussing the Holocaust.

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