Cultural Acts as Resilience During the Holocaust

Author:
 USC Shoah Foundation
Grade Level:
  6 -  8
Language:
 English
Estimated completion time:
 1 hour(s)
Standards Addressed:
 Cross-Cultural Skills and Digital Literacy Skills
Subject Area:
 Holocaust & Genocide Studies

Description:
Through this activity, students will gain an understanding of the role of culture during the Holocaust. They will watch survivor testimony and identify different examples of cultural activities in camps and ghettos. Students will also reflect on the importance of these actions for the survivors. Students will respond to what they have learned by creating a collage or other artistic response.

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