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Teaching Pogroms

Pogroms

Pogrom is a Russian word that means “to wreak havoc” or “to demolish violently.” Pogroms are violent, anti-Jewish riots that frequently occurred during the Holocaust.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Literature Set: The Diary of a Young Girl (Text 2)</u> -- This text provides background information and context that can help students better understand Anne Frank's Holocaust diary. In her diary, Anne mentions that some of her family fled Germany after pogroms in 1938. Use this text before the June, 20, 1942 entry to help students understand how these instances of street violence impacted Jewish communities.</i>\n<br><br>\n<a href="https://files.activelylearn.com/Teaching%20Guides/Teaching%20Guide%20The%

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How did pogroms affect Jewish communities across Europe?
STANDARDS:
RH.2 - Main Ideas, RH.7 - Visual Information

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,3
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