Explore with your students the lives of Jews before World War II and examine music as a form of resistance.
These lessons will help your students:
- Recognize how music comforts individuals during difficult moments
- Understand how the lives of European Jews prior to World War II were characterized by richness in culture and diversity
- Explore the complex emotions surrounding the use of music to survive, resist, and sustain spirit
These lessons are designed to be taught to middle or high school classes in approximately four 50-minute class periods.