Researching Children of the Holocaust
A Webquest Based on Surviving Hitler: A Boy in the Nazi Death Camps, by Andrea Warren

Introduction

Task

Process

Evaluation

Online Resources

Researching the Children of the Holocaust Rubric and Order

Criteria             Explanation     possible points   points earned

Title of book

Creative, legible, represents child

5

 

Your name as author

 

3

 

Cover Photo

Meaningful, cited, and explained

5

 

Child chosen and emailed to teacher

 

3

 

Child’s photo

Cited, clear,

5

 

10 Facts about the child

Listed

10

 

Original Country

listed

2

 

Life before the war

Explained

3

 

When OC invaded

Date

2

 

What happened to Jews once oc invaded

Explanation

3

 

What happened to child during war?

Listed

4

 

What happened to child after war?

Explained

5

 

5 pictures besides ones mentioned above

Clear and creatively displayed

10

 

Caption for each picture

Explanation clear and concise

10

 

Andrea Warren 10 line summary

 

10

 

Relating what you learned about the writing process 10 lines

Comapring and contrasting her information to your experience.

10

 

Organized

 

5

 

Table of Contents

 

 

 

 

 

100 possible points

Grade earned

 Project Timeline:

2nd/3rd period Researching Children of the Holocaust

Monday January 12, 2009

Students will work in computer lab to read article from Andrea Warren and email summary, reaction and name of child they will be researching  to Mrs. Thomas.   

Tuesday January 13, 2009

Students will research background of chosen child and document sources.

Wednesday January 14, 2009

Students will research what happened to their child during the war.

Thursday January 15, 2009

Students will research what happened to their child after the war, will locate 5 pictures and complete final product.

 

Monday January 20, 2009

Students will present final project.