The Righteous Gentile: The Story of Irena Sendler and the Holocaust

Lesson Plan Content
n this lesson students will gain a better understanding of the people behind the Holocaust through the use of maps and primary sources with a focus on Irena Sendler.
Nicole Kiley
Grade Range: 
High School
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
10: The characteristics, distribution and complexity of Earth's cultural mosaics
13: How the forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of Earth's surface
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past