ERIC Number: ED439035
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Oct-25
Reference Count: N/A
Using Primary Sources To Develop an Understanding about the Holocaust: Curriculum Project. Fulbright-Hays Summer Seminar Abroad Program 1998 (Hungary/Poland).
This Holocaust curriculum project is designed for a 10th grade world cultures class that meets for 80 minutes per day during one semester. The students use selected primary sources including poems, diary excerpts, and a short novel written by victims and survivors of the Holocaust. They also examine profiles about the rescuers. Additional documentaries and films also may be integrated into the unit as time and resources permit. The curriculum project is divided into the following sections: (1) "Introduction"; (2) "Objectives"; (3) "Teaching Strategy"; (4) "Materials"; (5) "Questions"; (6) "Evaluation"; (7) "Appendix A: Selected Poems"; (8) "Appendix B: 'Learning about the Holocaust: A Resource Booklet for Students'" which also contains a Holocaust chronology; (9) "Appendix C: Diary Excerpt from the Lodz Ghetto"; (10) "Appendix D: Diary Excerpt written by Mary Berg"; (11) "Appendix E: Profile on Jan Karski"; (12) "Appendix F: Profile on Gustav Mikulai"; and (13) "Appendix G: Profile on Alex and Mela Rosen." (Contains 23 references.) (BT)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Center for International Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Hungary; Poland