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Teaching What was the Holocaust?

What was the Holocaust?

This text provides a basic overview of the Holocaust and Nazi Germany's efforts to exterminate Jews and other groups they believed to be "undesirable."\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Literature Set: The Diary of a Young Girl (Text 1)</u> -- This text provides background information and context that can help students better understand Anne Frank's Holocaust diary. Introduce this text before students begin reading the book to provide context about the time period. Discuss the role that antisemitic beliefs played in Nazi Germany’s policies and actions during the Holocaust.</i>\n<br><br>\n<a href="https://files.activelylearn.com/Teaching%20Guides/Teaching%20Guide%20The%20Diary%20of%20a%20Young%20Girl%20

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What was the Holocaust?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3
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