This lesson is designed to engage students in understanding the individuality of Jewish lives affected by or lost in the Holocaust and the cumulative effects of the Holocaust on communities. After viewing archival film footage documenting Jewish life in Nasielsk, a small town in Poland, before the German invasion in September 1939, students explore how the community changed during the Nazi occupation that followed.
Grade Level: Adaptable for Grades 7-12
Time Required: 60-75 minutes (extensions available)
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