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Web Links:  Additional Resources for Teaching the Holocaust


 

 

Literature

•  Literature of the Holocaust, A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust

•  Holocaust Diaries: General Information

         - Holocaust Diaries: A General Discussion, Yad Vashem

         - Excerpts from Holocaust Diaries, Listed by Topic, Yad Vashem

         - "You're Probably Tired, Dear Diary" - Children's Diaries During the Holocaust,
                 A Lesson Plan from Yad Vashem, Grades 11-12
       

•  Light from the Yellow Star: A Lesson of Love from the Holocaust by Robert O. Fisch

         - Light from the Yellow Star, Full text and artwork.  Links to lesson plans.

         - Teaching the Holocaust: Light from the Yellow Star, Holocaust Teacher Resource Center

         - Light from the Yellow Star, University of Minnesota Center for Holocaust &
                 Genocide Studies

•  The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank

         - The Anne Frank Center, USA

         - Anne Frank House, Amsterdam

         - The Secret Annex Online, a 3-D tour, Anne Frank House

         - The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition, a complete text from Scribd

         - Anne Frank the Writer, a USHMM online exhibition, USHMM

         - Anne Frank Guide, Anne Frank House

         - Anne Frank Interactive Timeline

         - The Anne Frank Internet Guide

         - Anne Frank Tree: An Interactive Monument

         - Miep Gies, An Unsung Heroine

         - Anne Frank House, includes video tour of Annex (1:25), You Tube

         - Video: Anne Frank the Writer (7:56), USHMM/TeacherTube

         - Video:  Face Your Demons (Parts 2-5), A&E Features Gene Simmons of KISS in
               Amsterdam exploring his mother's history as a Holocaust survivor.
              
(Teacher Note: Part 1 may be inappropriate for students.)

•  The Children of Willesden Lane by Mona Golabek

         - Resources for teaching The Children of Willesden Lane

•  An Unbroken Chain by Henry Oertelt

         - A live podcast of the author reading his book

         - Study Guide, University of Minnesota Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

•  Beyond Courage, The Untold Story of Jewish Resistance During the Holocaust
         by Doreen Rappaport

         - Teacher's Guide

•  Holocaust, an End to Innocence by Seymour Rossel

         - Full Text by Seymour Rossel

•  The Sneetches by Dr. Seuss

        - Anti-Racism Activity - The Sneetches, Teaching Tolerance

•  The Wave by Todd Strasser

        - The Wave

        - "Acquiescence and Conformity" by Scott L. Fields

•  Night by Elie Wiesel

        - Night: A Study in Compassion and Courage, Museum Fellowship Lesson Plan, USHMM

        - Night Study Guide (downloadable), Facing History and Ourselves

        - A Teacher's Resource for Night, Facing History and Ourselves

        - Your Guide to Night, Oprah's Book Club Collection, includes a teacher's guide, interviews
                 with Elie Wiesel, etc.

•  Salvaged Pages: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust by Alexandra Zapruder

         - Alexandra Zapruder Home Page, includes teaching tools for the book

         - Alexandra Zapruder, A USHMM Podcast Series

         - Study Guide to the MTV Film, "I'm Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People Who
                  Lived During the Holocaust (based on Alexandra Zapruder's book, Salvaged
                  Page: Young Writers' Diaries of the Holocaust), Facing History and Ourselves

•  All But My Life by Gerda Weissmann Klein (video: One Survivor Remembers)

         - Teachers Guide by Hill and Wang

         - The Gerda and Kurt Klein Foundation

         - Online Instructional Materials

        

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Poetry

 

 

Art

•  Learning About the Holocaust Through Art, World ORT and Beit Lohamei Haghetaot

•  The Inclusion of Art in a Study of the Holocaust, Birmingham Holocaust Education Center

•  Art and the Holocaust, The YIVO Encyclopedia of Jews in Eastern Europe

•  Unspeakable: The Artist as Witness to the Holocaust, Imperial War Museum London

•  Art, A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust

•  Art and Architecture, A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust

•  Artistic Responses to the Holocaust, University of Minnesota Center for Holocaust &
         Genocide Studies

•  The Buchenwald Series, University of Minnesota Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

•  "A Childhood Ensnared in Tears:" Creative Use of Holocaust Imagery in the Classroom,
          Lesson Plan for Grades 6-9, Yad Vashem

•  Boris Kobe's Tarot Cards from Allach Concentration Camp, University of Minnesota Center for
          Holocaust & Genocide Studies

•  Works of Art, Yad Vashem

•  A Holocaust Art Exhibit, Modern American Poetry, Dept. of English, University of Illinois
          at Urbana-Champaign

•  The Last Expression: Art and Auschwitz, Northwestern University

•  David Olère Drawings & Paintings, A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust

•  Jan Komski, His Story and Art, remember.org

•  Samuel Bak, University of Minnesota Center for Holocaust & Genocide Studies

•  An Arduous Road: Samuel Bak, 60 Years of Creativity, Yad Vashem

•  Itzchak Belfer, Artist & Sculptor (Pupil of Janusz Korczak), ibelfer.com

•  Monuments Men Foundation for the Preservation of Art

•  Creative Responses to Conflict, classroom learning activities, Art Not Hate

  Holocaust Art PowerPoint, pulled from the web, this presentation looks at the Holocaust through
         the eyes of Samuel Bak, Josef Elgurt and David Olere.

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Music

 

 

Plays

 

 

Videos

Maps

 

 

Images

Page Last Updated: March 20, 2015