Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Educator Resources

We are honored to share with you our new virtual Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Exhibition now online to commemorate WGU-OnlineExhibit-040720.jpgthe 77th anniversary of the beginning of the Uprising on April 19th.

Explore a timeline of events that led to the largest and most symbolically important Jewish Uprising in German-occupied Europe. Learn about the courageous young leaders, including three local survivors who fought with dignity under impossible conditions. Listen and read the inspiring words written by Ghetto Revolt Commander Mordecai Anielewicz in his last letter to his friend and second-in-command Yitzhak Zukerman.  



Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Exhibition Activities

Have students explore the online exhibit, The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. The exhibition begins with a brief introduction and leads visitors through a timeline of events leading up to, during, and after the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. After reviewing the timeline, students can further explore the exhibition by clicking on the tabs at the top of the page or accessing the menu linked at “MORE” on mobile devices.

Introduction to Resistance during the Holocaust

Activity 1: Resistance Is

Activity 2: Vocabulary Comprehension

Activity 3: Timeline of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

Activity 4: Diary Activity

Activity 5: Interview Activity

Activity 6: Last Letter By Mordecai Anielewicz



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