Lesson Ideas for Teaching About Holocaust Rememberence Day



Auschwitz plaque with flowers in Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial on Holocaust Remembrance Day

Courtesy of thetheguardian.com:


Defining the Holocaust
Encourage students to think about the meaning of the Holocaust.

Lesson starter – Jewish life before the second world war
Explore the diversity of pre-war Jewish life.

Holocaust glossary
An illustrated glossary which includes photos and survivor testimonials.

Dilemmas, choices and responses to the Holocaust
Students can explore some of the complex moral and ethical dilemmas raised by the Holocaust.

Germany and the second world war
Help students understand how the the second world war influenced the lives of the people on the German homefront, what the Holocaust was and why it was introduced.



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