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Texas Holocaust and Genocide Commission


Salvaged Pages: Teaching Young Writers' Diaries in the Classroom

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Calendar   Workshops
Location Zoom
Date Wed, Sep 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Duration   1h

Alexandra Zapruder, author of Salvaged Pages: Young Writers’ Diaries of the Holocaust will speak about teaching youth diaries as historical and literary records in the classroom. She will describe her research, the diversity and scope of youth diaries from the Holocaust, and the particular significance of adolescent writings. She will offer a framework for thinking about the value of these primary sources for teachers, and will share resources, including those from Echoes & Reflections. Finally, she will discuss her ongoing work to study the writings of young people throughout history and into the present.

This webinar connects to the Studying the Holocaust and The Ghettos units on the Echoes & Reflections website.

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Echoes & Reflections' webinars are designed to increase participants’ knowledge of Holocaust history, explore and access classroom-ready content, and support instructional practice to promote student learning and understanding of this complex history and its lasting effect on the world.

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