Activities

For English and creative writing

  • Diary Letters
  • Plays
  • Newspaper articles
  • Poetry
  • Short story
  • Speech
  • Question and answer session
  • Using photographs as stimuli for writing
  • Comprehension
  • Using the same or similar categories so pupils can tell their own or their families stories
  • Journeys
  • Songs

For Social Science Subjects

  • Timeline
  • Maps
  • Historical research on the origins of the Second World War
  • Learning about the Holocaust
  • Learning about the USSR and its role in the Second World War
  • Compare and Contrast testimonies
  • Creating Power Points and Investigations
  • Analysing and discussing the use and value of primary sources
  • Finding out about some of the places mentioned in the testimonies
  • Producing presentations

Citizenship

  • Working with stereotypes and preconceptions
  • Discussing prejudice
  • Refugees – Then and now
  • Political Asylum

Immigration

  • Attitudes to difference
  • Coping with change
  • Coping with loss
  • Remembering
  • The role of education

Art and Design

  • Design a memorial Drawing and painting stimulated by particular stories

Science and Mathematics

  • Finding out more about the scientists and doctors who have provided testimony or are mentioned by others.

Active Learning

  • Stepping Stones
  • Footprints
  • Turning points
  • Survival tactics

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These worksheets provide some example exercises for pupils viewing the mobile exhibition.

A guide to the educational context of the exhibition Sunday 5th of July 2015

A presentation on the educational context of the Gathering the Voices exhibition

Visiting the Exhibition? A list of questions to use with Children Wednesday 21st of January 2015

Teachers may use these examples of Questions to enrich their pupils experience of visiting the exhibition.

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11. Why were the Nazis able to stay in power? Nazi economic policy Tuesday 9th of December 2014

What were the economic policies of the Nazi party. Were these policies successful?

16. How did the Nazis Persecute the Jews? Thursday 27th of November 2014

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15. Why did the Nazis Persecute the Jews? Thursday 27th of November 2014

This Power Point provides a consideration of the reasons why the Nazis adopted racist policies and in particular focussed on the Jews.