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Grade 8 Holocaust Project: Websites

A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust

Websites

Hitler and the Nazi Party

Who was Hitler? What was his story?

History Channel

http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/nazi-party

Holocaust Musuem

https://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10008206

What is Anti-Semitism?

Holocaust Encyclopedia

/www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005175https:/

What is propaganda and how did the Nazis use it?

History Learning Site

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/nazi-germany/propaganda-in-nazi-germany/

What was the final solution and who was it meant for?

http://www.theholocaustexplained.org/ks3/the-final-solution/#.WcvlkxmGPrc

The Resistance Movement

What was the resistance movement?

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/world-war-two/resistance-movements/

http://www.historylearningsite.co.uk/world-war-two/resistance-movements/

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/resistance-to-the-holocaust

What were some of the ways that Jew and Non-Jews resisted the Nazis?

How were captured resisters treated?

http://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/people/resister.htm

Liberation

Liberation

What does the word "Liberation" mean? Define it.

When did the liberation begin? Where?

When did liberation end? Where?

https://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005131

What was D-Day?

http://www.history.com/topics/world-war-ii/d-day

Why did so many survivors die shortly after liberation?

 

Websites

The Geography of the Holocaust

Which Countries Did Hitler Invade?

War History Online

https://www.warhistoryonline.com/world-war-ii/11-countries-invaded-nazi-germany-invaded.html

Which countries had the highest population of Jews?

United States Holocaust Museum

https://www.ushmm.org/outreach/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007689

http://www.projetaladin.org/holocaust/en/history-of-the-holocaust-shoah/the-killing-machine/deportations.html

Which countries had concentration camps built in them?

https://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005263

 

Ghetto Life

What does the word "Ghetto" mean? Define it.

https://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/timeline/ghettos.htm

https://fcit.usf.edu/holocaust/DEFN/ghettos.htm

Explain what life was like in the ghetto.

https://www.ushmm.org/outreach/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007708

Name some of the bigger ghettos in Europe.  How many people were in them(roughly)?

http://www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org/list-of-major-jewish-ghettos

Were Jews allowed to leave the ghetto?

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