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Teaching Holocaust literature

Author: Samuel Totten
Publisher: Boston : Allyn and Bacon, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book is comprised of eleven essays in which educators tell how they have successfully taught various pieces of Holocaust literature to their students at the secondary level (grades 7-12).

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Totten
ISBN: 0205274021 9780205274024
OCLC Number: 44732321
Description: xiv, 258 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Teaching Holocaust literature : issues, caveats, and suggestions / Margaret A. Drew --
Incorporating fiction and poetry into a study of the Holocaust / Samuel Totten --
The Diary of Anne Frank : why I don't teach it / Elaine Culbertson --
Lessons/units of study. "Face to face" : the study of Friedrich, a novel about the Holocaust / Rebecca G. Aupperle --
Virtual community, real-life connections : a study of The island on Bird Street via an international reading project / Karen Shawn --
Analyzing short stories about the Holocaust via a multiple intelligences and reader-response approach ; "Written in pencil in the sealed railway-car" : incorporating poetry into a study of the Holocaust via a reader response theory activity / Samuel Totten --
The Babi Yar massacre : seeking understanding using a multimedia approach / William R. Fernekes --
Tapping the sensibilities of teens / Beth Dutton --
Choiceless choices and illusions of power : a study of Throne of straw in the Lodz Ghetto in an advanced placement English class / Carol Danks --
Entering the "night" of the Holocaust : studying Elie Wiesel's Night / Samuel Totten --
Appendix. Diminishing the complexity and horror of the Holocaust : using simulations in an attempt to convey historical experiences / Samuel Totten.
Responsibility: edited by Samuel Totten ; foreword by Israel W. Charny.


Eleven experienced Holocaust educators discuss their methods for teaching Holocaust related short stories, poetry, novels, drama, and memoirs to secondary school students (grades 7-12). Explains how  Read more...


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