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Teacher Cadre: Using Personal Diaries to Teach the Holocaust

March 16, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Amy McDonald, Teacher, Shades Valley High School


Discover a unique lesson on the Holocaust through close reading of Salvaged Pages, an anthology of journals by Jewish teens in hiding in the ghettos, and at Auschwitz and other camps.


Teachers: Please RSVP to the AHEC Office and let them know if you plan to attend.

Teacher Resources

PowerPoint: Young Voices During the Holocaust – Their Legacies Continue

Selected entries from diarists in Salvaged Pages, with time clips of their testimony from the video I’m Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People During the Holocaust.

Facing History and Ourselves / Study Guide to I’m Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People During the Holocaust

Chaim Rumkowski’s speech to the Lodz ghetto residents 




March 16, 2017
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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