Holocaust Enrichment and the Internet

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Holocaust Enrichment and the Internet

Below are eleven web sites about the Holocaust and World War II. Click on any link that may interest you, take notes, and write a report or do an oral presentation about what you have learned.

 

1. Hitler

(http://www.historyplace.com/worldwar2/riseofhitler/index.htm)

This site offers a wealth of information about Hitler and his rise to power.

 

2. Anne Frank: Her Life and Times

(http://www.annefrank.com/anne/anne.html)

This site tells about the story of Anne’s diary, the publishing of the diary, and the authenticity of the diary. It also gives selected entries of the diary to read. *Select and read the topics above. Present information to the class.

 

3. Holocaust and Children

(https://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005142)

This site is about children and the Holocaust.

 

4. Soldiers of WW II

(http://remember.org/witness#liberators)

Account of US soldiers who liberated the camps.

*Read and complete the activity sheet. Present information to class.

 

5. Women Photographers of World War II 1

(http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/wcf/wcf0002.html)

This site gives some background information about women journalists. *Read, take notes, and write a brief summary of what you have learned. Present to the class.

 

6. Women Photographers of World War II 2

(http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/wcf/wcf0007.html)

This site features information about photographer Therese Booney. Examine some of her work.

*Scroll down through the site until you find the title of the photographs listed on the activity sheet.

View the photos and complete the activity sheet. Present what you have learned to the class.

 

7. Women Photographers of World War II 3

(http://lcweb.loc.gov/exhibits/wcf/wcf0013.html)

This site features information about photographer Dorothea Lange. Examine some of her work.

*Scroll down through the site until you find the title of the photographs listed on the activity sheet.

 

View the photos and complete the activity sheet. Present what you have learned to the class.

 

8. Holocaust 1

(http://remember.org/courage/pictures.html)

Pictures from Warsaw Ghetto (places all Jews were forced to live surrounded by barbed wire or walls)