Activity 3:
The Holocaust

What was it like to live during the Holocaust?



Identify a photograph that expresses your feelings about the Holocaust. Write about how it relates to Number of Stars or the Diary of Anne Frank.


Process and Resources

  1. Watch a video or read the book about Anne Frank and compare the two stories of the same time period. Visit the Anne Frank house. Draw a picture of where the Johansen family lives.
  2. Explore websites that provide Holocaust information. Locate photos linked to terms that will help to make sense of this time period. Some good starting sites:

Project Guidelines

Use the following guidelines for completing your project:

  • Copy the photo. Paste the photo into Word or another word processor.



Share your photos and writings on a class bulletin board.

Teacher Resources
Student Resources

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