This lesson plan for secondary school students will introduce your students to the history of Auschwitz-Birkenau, and share with them the stories of people who were imprisoned there. Auschwitz-Birkenau was the largest and most infamous of all the Nazi camps, where approximately 1.1 million people were murdered.
Our poster pack contains a set of six posters with information about the Holocaust and genocides that have happened since. You can download a free set to display at your HMD activity.
Ivor was just 12 years old when he was taken to Auschwitz. He survived with the help of his older brother, but the rest of his family were murdered in the Holocaust.
This activity is suitable for use by primary, secondary or SEN schools, young people and HMD activity organisers. Read about the experiences of people affected by the Holocaust, Nazi persecution of other groups or genocide, and do a craft activity to make a commemorative display, using the image of a memorial flame.
Pledge your support for marking Holocaust Memorial Day and preserving the memory of those who were murdered in the Holocaust by reading this Statement of Commitment in your HMD activity.
This resource is designed to be accessible for people with a range of SEN requirements or disabled people, and is available for anyone who would like to take a creative approach to marking HMD. It is suitable for use in an education or community setting.
This activity is suitable for use by secondary schools, young people and HMD activity organisers. Explore case studies of people affected by the Holocaust and genocides who took action to make a change, and plan your own social action.
This resource is accessible for people with a range of SEN requirements or disabled people, and is available for anyone to take a sensory approach to marking HMD. The activity reinforces our responsibilities to build a safe society free from prejudice, and can be accessed through words and sensory stimuli.
This set of five activities are designed for use in tutor times. They include short activities and discussion questions to introduce students to the genocides remembered on Holocaust Memorial Day. Students will learn about people affected by the Holocaust and genocide and explore a range of themes.
This lesson explores the stories of British people who took risks and showed great courage and determination in order to save the lives of Jewish people during the Holocaust. Each have now been awarded a medal as a ‘British Hero of the Holocaust’ by the UK government.