Subject: Social Studies
Students research and report on the operation of a concentration
- Students will be able to use maps and research material to gather
- Students will be able to organize and present this information.
Deportation, concentration camp, selection, extermination
Using classroom materials, the library, and the Internet, choose
one concentration camp and find out more about it. Consider these
- When was the camp established?
- Was it built to be a camp or were existing buildings remodeled?
- Where was it located?
- What towns or villages were nearby? How many people lived there?
- How many people were sent to the camp? Where did they come from?
How did they get there? Were there different forms of
- How many children were in the camp?
- How many people died in the camp?
- Were people liberated from the camp? How many? Who were the
Write a report about the camp and present it in class. Use maps to
show the location of the camp; and within the came, the barracks, work
- Do facts about the camps make them seem more real to you? Why or
- Do you think the details of building and running the camps
distracted the Nazis from the horror of what they were doing?