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On the edge of the abyss : a teacher's guide

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On the edge of the abyss : a teacher's guide
Call No: EDUC VHEC Teacher's Guides

Call NumberEDUC VHEC Teacher's Guides
Sub-CollectionEducation Materials
Statement of Responsibilitydeveloped by Frieda Miller.
Creators & ContributorsMiller, Frieda (author)
Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre (contributor)
Summary"The activities contained in this guide are primarily designed to be used in art and social studies classes, with the hope that teachers will feel free to borrow across the two disciplines. To assist teachers and students in understanding these often disturbing images [by Holocaust survivor Ella Lieberman-Shiber], art therapist, Coleen Gold has contributed an excellent article to this guide, Art and Healing: Helping Children Understand Images of Trauma." Page 2
  • Introduction
  • Note to teachers
  • Art and healing: helping children understand images of trauma
  • Art activities
  • Social Studies activity
  • Preparing for a survivor talk
  • Student study documents
    • The life of Ella Lieberman-Shiber
    • Bedzin Ghetto
    • Auschwitz concentration camp
    • Artist biographies
    • Pre-war 1933–1939
    • Ghettos
    • Concentration camps
    • The Death March and liberation
    • Children and the Holocaust
  • Research and teaching aids
    • Glossary
    • Timeline
    • Resources on Holocaust art and artists
    • Resources on Auschwitz
Physical Description 59 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Carrier Typevolume
PublisherVancouver : Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre
  • Teacher's guide related to the exhibition On the Edge of the Abyss. The exhibition was produced by Tampa Bay Holocaust Memorial Museum & Educational Center in cooperation with Beit Lohamei Haghetaot, The Ghetto Fighters' House, Israel
URLhttp://vhec.org/images/pdfs/On The Edge of the Abyss .pdf, Access the freely available full text from the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre
Location in CollectionEducational Materials