Phases of the "Final Solution"

 Facing History and Ourselves
Grade Level:
  10 -  12
Estimated completion time:
 1 hour(s)
Standards Addressed:
 Common Core, ISTE-NETS
Subject Area:
 History, Holocaust & Genocide Studies, Humanities

This activity will explore the chronology of the Holocaust. Based on the work of scholar Doris Bergen, students will deepen their understanding of the phases leading to the "Final Solution." The activity combines the work of Professor Bergen, Chancellor Rose and Ray Wolfe Professor of Holocaust Studies at the University of Toronto, and testimonies from the USC Shoah Foundation Visual History Archive to help students develop their understanding of the processes of the Holocaust as a historical event.

Activity Image: "The Cup was Full", Painting by Samuel Bak, Courtesy of Pucker Gallery,

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