The Holocaust Center has partnered with the Seattle Times Newspapers In Education (NIE) Program to create and publish two series of articles. The articles are geared towards students in grades 7-12. Each series includes a teacher guide.
Published in the Seattle Times on Wednesdays, April 9 - June 11, 2008, this 10-article series focuses on the stories of individuals in our community directly affected by genocide during the past century.
Articles in Series:
Teacher Guide - includes background information, discussion questions, activities, and suggested resources for each of the above articles.
Published in the Seattle Times from April 19 - June 2, 2005, these 14 articles explore the Holocaust and issues relevant to today: moral courage, civil liberties, and social responsibility. Integrated into these themes are stories of local survivors. The teacher guide offers additional background information, quotes from local survivors, activities, and suggested resources. For grades 7-12.
Chapter 1 - Overview and Intro to the Holocaust
Chapter 1 - Teacher Guide
Chapter 2 - Rise of Hitler and the Nazi Party
Chapter 2 - Teacher Guide
Chapter 3 - The Nuremberg Laws: Increasing Isolation and Persecution
Chapter 3 - Teacher Guide
Chapter 4 - Jewish Victims of the Holocaust
Chapter 4 - Teacher Guide
Chapter 5 - The "Other" Victims of the Holocaust: Roma & Sinti (Gypsies), Poles, Jehovah's Witnesses, Homosexuals, and the Handicapped
Chapter 5 - Teacher Guide
Chapter 6 - Nazi Propaganda
Chapter 6 - Teacher Guide
Chapter 7 - Auschwitz-Birkenau
Chapter 7 - Teacher Guide
Chapter 8 - Raoul Wallenberg
Chapter 8 - Teacher Guide
Chapter 9 - Danish Rescue
Chapter 9 - Teacher Guide
Chapter 10 - Kindertransport
Chapter 10 - Teacher Guide
Chapter 11 - Resistance
Chapter 12 - Spiritual Resistance
Chapter 11 & 12 - Teacher Guide
Chapter 13 - Holocaust and Human Rights
Chapter 13 - Teacher Guide
Chapter 14 - What is Liberation?
Chapter 14 - Teacher Guide