It was a deeply moving experience to put together Scope’s April 2018 nonfiction feature, “The Children Who Escaped the Nazis.” This article tells the incredible true story of a 14-year-old girl who escaped Nazi Germany through the Kindertransport, an operation that helped save the lives of approximately 10,000 children. We’ve collected three powerful resources for your students to explore after they read the article. Students may then choose from one of the culminating tasks listed at the end of this post.
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Post these questions in your classroom for students to refer to as they explore the resources.
1. Why is it important to study the past?
2. How can hatred and prejudice be overcome?