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Subject: Art

Grade: 9-12

Brief Description

Students will look at the ways Dr. Fisch connects with them through his book.


  • Students will consider elements in the book that have generated a response.
  • Students will illustrate their own response to the subject.

Key words

Connection, elements, illustrate, purpose

Lesson Plan

Place your hand over the hand on the cover of Light From The Yellow Star.

  • How does it make you feel?
  • In what ways does Dr. Fisch connect you to his story?

Create an image or describe your own thoughts and feelings about the Holocaust.


Present your image or description to the class and answer any questions they may have.

Discussion Questions

  • Why do you think Dr. Fisch created this book?
  • Do you think he achieved his purpose?

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