EXPLAIN 2: THE HOLOCAUST

Deepening our Understanding-Task #2-Completing the Research

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We've had an introduction to the Holocaust, and many of you had stories and/or information to share during our last Dialogue Center. Now, it is time to get our facts in order and determine the "who, what, where, when, why, and how?" of the Holocaust.

 

TASK #2: Creating a foundation on which to build our understanding

TO DO:

1. Copy and past the chart below onto a Word Document.

2. Save the chart as "The Holocaust" in your "MIddle East" folder.

3. Use the links below to complete the research chart.

4. Remember to get your information from two sources (urls) and that your information answers the question asked.

 

QUESTION

INFORMATION

URL

What was the Holocaust?

 

 

 

When did it take place?

 

 

 

Where did it take place?

 

 

 

Who were the leaders?   Who were the victims?

 

 

Why did this happen? (This is an opinion question.   Historians have come up with many reasons, but include your reasons here with an explanation.)

 

 

How did the Holocaust happen? How was it that 6 million human beings were killed before it was stopped?

 

 

LINKS:

http://history1900s.about.com/od/holocaust/a/holocaustfacts.htm

http://history1900s.about.com/od/holocaust/tp/holocaust.htm

http://www.middleschool.net/curlink/ss/ww2holoc/ww2holo.htm#holocaust

http://www.adl.org/education/edu_students_holocaust.asp

http://www.boiseschools.org/schools/riverglen/Library/Griggs/holocaust/HolocaustWebsites.html

http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/holocaust/index.asp

http://www.ushmm.org/use the research link (left hand column)