It's imperative to choose the best source when it comes instilling understanding into students. This rule applies wether your teaching literature, or in this case, the Holocaust. The three sources that have been looked at are a book named Night, written by Elie Wiesel, a movie titled The Boy In The Striped Pajamas, and a article labeled Introduction To The Holocaust, published by ushmm.org. The criteria and ratings given are below. I will prove that the article I have chosen is superior to other sources in teaching younger grades.
The article titled Introduction to the holocaust is, as far as I'm concerned, the best source as far as teaching is concerned. This is because you may be teaching to a audience …show more content…
An important piece of knowledge for sure. The book Night, although hard reading material, tells you a bit about the Nazis, it even gives them a face. However it doesn't talk about what they are politically or how they came to power. The movie says nothing about them and the main character even sees them as heroic. Many would state that knowing the Nazis isn't as important as what they did, however I believe it's imperative people know who the Nazi is. You need to know the Nazi so you can understand their motives. Only then, will you really understand the Holocaust.
What happened to the survivors? The Holocaust, although the greatest tragedy of the times, wasn't the only tragedy connected. Their where indirect events that where people would say aren't worth noting. This said, people's pain didn't end with the fall of the Nazis. The Jews needed to restart their lives in a hostile world. A world where most of their kind was exterminated or changed four the worse. I believe that that's worth noting.
I hope that you agree with me after reading this article. After reading about how some sources would be negligent when teaching about the Holocaust, leaving out important parts of politics, suffering and