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Holocaust Remembrance Day

Holidays & Events

High Int – Adv

Students read important history about the Holocaust. The lesson includes a reading, vocabulary review, and useful expressions for discussing sensitive subject matter in English.

You may want to use this lesson on International Holocaust Remembrance Day (Jan 27), on Yom Ha’Shoah (Holocaust & Heroism Remembrance Day; 27 Nissan in the Hebrew calendar), or on an alternate day that your country honors Holocaust victims.

  • commemorate
  • mourning
  • devastation
  • genocide
  • discriminatory
  • boycott
  • concentration camp
  • segregate
  • ghetto
  • pledge
PDF Content
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • pair work
  • discussing sensitive subjects
  • discussion questions
Task Content
  • Warm-Up(Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Extra Information(Reference)
  • Comprehension(Open-Ended Questions)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Type in the Blanks)
  • Listen & Type(Type in the Blanks)
  • Discussing Sensitive Subjects(Reference)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)