Learning about the Holocaust
Learning about the Holocast
The HOLOCAUST claimed the lives of around six million Jews. Some survivors made their homes in Scotland. One of them DORRITH SIM lived in the west of Scotland for many years.
The download below features source material and photographs with questions and exercises for pupils based upon this material.
The people who have been interviewed for this project came from a number of countries. Their experience of the Holocaust and that of people in other countries could vary a great deal.
The download below includes statistics about the geographical origins of Holocaust victims and various ideas for tasks based around these statistics.
With recent changes to the National Curriculum in Scotland secondary schools are encouraged to follow a broad general curriculum in the years S1-S3. This means that within this framework many schools may opt to teach the holocaust, either within a broader unit on the rise of Hitler and life in Nazi Germany, or within a unit on the Second World War, or even as a stand-alone unit of study.