Students will look at how Dr. Fisch gives meaning to the death of
six million by shifting the perspective to one.
- Students will recognize the importance of Dr. Fisch’s father to
- Students will realize that each of the six million murdered Jews
were just as important to someone.
- Students will consider the loss of someone important in their own
Perspective, significance, represent
Look carefully at the words and painting on page 30 of Light
From The Yellow Star.
- What does the number one mean to Dr. Fisch?
- Why are the other numbers inside the one?
- What do the red cracks represent?
Think about someone you have lost or whom you care about very much.
Create an image or describe the significance of this person in your
life. What do they mean to you? How would (or did) it feel to lose
Present your image or description to the class and answer any
questions they might have.
- What does Dr. Fisch remember about his father?
- What does he want us to remember about the deaths of six million