About our Lesson Plans
Lesson plans were created for secondary students and focus on historical themes of the Holocaust.
This lesson will examine individuals who were rescuers during the Holocaust as well as individual decision making and the factors for choosing to act or not to act during a difficult time in history. By examining decision making during the Holocaust, students will be able to reflect on decision making in their own lives.
SOLs Covered : USII.1, USII.1, WHII.1, WHII.12, VUS.1, VUS.11
This lesson will allow students to define and explore that resistance took on many different forms during the Holocaust, armed and unarmed, Jewish and non Jewish.
SOLs Covered : USII.1, WHII.1, WHII.12, VUS.1, VUS.11
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