Paired Texts > Death Marches in the Holocaust
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This informational text explains what the Holocaust was, who it affected, who carried it out, and how it ended.Pair “Introduction to the Holocaust” with “Death Marches in the Holocaust” to provide students with additional information regarding the Holocaust. Ask students to consider how Jews were treated throughout the Holocaust. Was there any change over time?
The informational text "Auschwitz" details the treatment and use of prisoners in the three main Auschwitz concentration camps.Pair “Auschwitz” with “Death Marches in the Holocaust” and ask students to compare how the two texts depict the SS’s actions when Allied troops closed in on concentration camps. How do the depictions of death marches in the two texts differ?