Students reflect on their own experiences with “conformity” before reading firsthand accounts of German citizens who faced the decision of whether to pledge an oath to the Nazi party.
Students analyze a painting by Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak and reflect on how art can be used to remember and revisit experiences.
Students analyze a self-portrait by Holocaust survivor Samuel Bak and reflect on how art can be used as a tool to understanding historical moments.
Through a close reading of diary entries, students learn about the spread of misinformation among Jews during the Holocaust caused by the Nazis’ control of information.
"Students explore the artwork of a young man imprisoned in the Theresienstadt ghetto and consider the value of creative expression as a means to cope with oppression. "