Holidays, Commemoration and Remembrance in Fostering Community

 USC Shoah Foundation
Grade Level:
  6 -  8
Estimated completion time:
 0.5 hour(s)
Standards Addressed:
Subject Area:
 Social Studies, English Language Arts, European History, Expository Reading and Writing, Humanities, Religion

In this activity, students will consider the role of religious holidays at home and as part of a wider community.

To successfully complete this activity, students will:
- Consider the importance of holidays
- Collect information from the testimony of Clara Isaacman
- Construct a reflective response to tensions over Clara attending a church service
- Communicate what they have learned about the role of holidays

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