[Surfnetkids] The Holocaust

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The Holocaust
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The Holocaust (1933 – 1945) was Nazi Germany’s state-sanctioned persecution of Europe’s Jews during World War II. Before the Allies conquered Adolph Hitler’s war machine, his “final solution” took the lives of six million European Jews. Holocaust Remembrance Day (also known as Yom HaShoah or the Shoah) is observed every spring, this year occurring on April 28, 2014.

Anne Frank Center: Who is Anne?

“Born on June 12, 1929, Anne Frank was a German-Jewish teenager who was forced to go into hiding during the Holocaust.” During her years of living in an annex of rooms above her father’s old office in Amsterdam, Frank wrote a powerful dairy. Visit the Anne Frank Center USA site to learn more about her bravery and legacy, and to read snippets from her famous diary. “Since it was first published in 1947, Anne Frank’s diary has become one of the most powerful memoirs of the Holocaust.” Click on Students & Teachers to download the PDF discussion guides.

Anne Frank House: Education: Teacher's Portal

This Teacher’s Portal from the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam offers interesting discussion questions for classroom or dinner table, organized by subject, as well as articles about various aspects of the diary. “Anne Frank’s diary has inspired people all over the world, from Hollywood producers to Broadway directors. Over the years there have been many different movies, and docudramas based on her life but it all started in 1955 with the Broadway play ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’. ”

The Holocaust Chronicle

Based on a print book of the same name, this website includes “every word and image” of the 800-page ‘Holocaust Chronicle’ book published in 2000. Organized by years from 1933 to1946, you can traverse the site by chapter or search function. ” Neither Adolf Hitler nor Franklin Roosevelt lived to see the end of World War II and the Holocaust. On May 7, 1945, at Rheims, France, General Alfred Jodl signed Nazi Germany’s unconditional surrender.”

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The Holocaust Wikipedia Printable
Anne Frank Quiz and Worksheet
In Pursuit of Tolerance Printable
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Related Games

Anne Frank Crossword
Anne Frank Quiz
World War II Crossword Puzzle

Quote of the Week

“Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” ~~ Anne Frank ~~ (June 12, 1929 – early March 1945) German Jewish teen diarist during World War II. Click here to read a short biography of Anne Frank.

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