History Resources

A picture speaks a thousand words – students examine three examples of Paul Fux’s pictures to develop their understanding of the processes of arriving at Auschwitz. A good way to avoid using inappropriate atrocity photographs in the classroom.

Download the artwork here and the worksheet here.

Olympians who made history – students research one of: Jesse Owens, Ben Helfgott or Tommie Smith and John Carlos to lead to discussion of whether politics and sport should be separated or whether sportsmen should use their public profiles to raise political issues.

Download the pdf file here:  Olympians who made history.

Ponary (Einsatzgruppen) -PowerPoint Presentation using photographs to promote discussions on a range of issues including: Einsatzgruppen, the Holocaust in Lithuania, photographs as evidence, opportunitiy for resistance

Jewish Resistance – The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising and research tasks. This is an interactive ICT lesson that can be used for KS3 or KS4. Can also be used as basis for independent research/project work.

Download the .pdf file with additional links here.

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