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The Holocaust Explained

Added: 09 Dec 2014 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

Information that is perfect for JC students that explains the horror of the holocaust. Poses questions like: What was the Holocaust? What is anti-semitism? What was the final solution? Also includes a timeline of events for the Holocaust. Includes numerous testimonies from survivors.

How it maps to the curriculum

SESE History

Strand: Story

Strand unit: Stories from the lives of people in the past

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • become aware of the lives of women, men and children from different social, cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds, including the lives of 'ordinary' as well as 'more famous' people
  • discuss the actions and feelings of characters
  • discuss the attitudes and motivations of characters in their historical context
  • discuss the chronology of events in a story
  • examine and begin to make deductions from some simple relevant evidence
  • use appropriate timelines

Suggestions for use: This is a site that attempts to address an horrific story.


Strand: 3. The History of Europe & The Wider World

Strand unit: 10. The Significance of Genocide

Key Skills:

  • Managing Information and Thinking
  • Literacy

Meta information

  • Asset type: Online Resource
  • Language: English
  • Rights: All rights reserved
  • Cost: No
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