H O L O C A U S T W O R K S H O P
M R S . H I G H L E Y A N D M R . O R T I Z
M A Y , 2 0 1 4
On Sticky-Note, write a definition of what you think
Compare with a partner.
In 1948, the UN defined genocide as any of the following
acts committed with the intent to destroy a
national, ethnic, racial or religious group including:
Killing members of the group
Causing serious bodily or mental harm
Imposing measures intended to prevent birth within the group
Forcibly transferring children of the group to another group
How does your definition compare?
What do you already know?
Who? What? When? Where? Why? How?
The imprisonment, enslavement, and mass murder of
6,000,000 Jews by Nazi Germany in WWII (1941-1945).
2/3 of all Jews in Europe were killed.
Some of the most horrifically inhumane tactics were used
against Jews from Poland, Soviet Union, Germany, Ukraine, etc.
No good answer for such tragedy
Stations (6-8 minutes each)
4 visuals depicting how message was spread
Answer questions on sheets – talk with partners
Do you see similarities with other events in history?
What is the common theme between pictures?
Calculated destruction (UN definition)
Calculated speech; lies; rationale
Knew it was wrong
Pyramid of Hate
Not in Our Town
What is the role of the individual in society?
Guarantee equal rights
Where do we still see discrimination/prejudice still occur in
the world today? How can we prevent this?