For Literacy . . .
Read the photo essay, “My Secret Camera.”
Who was Mendel Grossman? Write a one-paragraph description of who he was and what he did.
How was Mendel Grossman able to take pictures inside the Lodz Ghetto?
Why does Mendel Grossman take pictures inside the Lodz Ghetto?
What do Jews have to wear inside the Lodz Ghetto? Why do they have to wear this?
Take a look at the photograph on the top of page 21. What is the picture? What does this picture tell you about life in the Lodz Ghetto?
Sasha is a Jew. Why does her “heart sink” in the Lodz Ghetto?
Take a look at the photograph on the bottom of page 21. What do you see? What does this tell you about life inside the Lodz Ghetto?
“No one ever comes back.” What is this in reference to?
“They are confused and frightened.” What is this in reference to?
How does this photo essay affect the way you feel or think about the Holocaust?
Go on YouTube and watch a video regarding the Lodz Ghetto in Poland. Write a two paragraph report on what you discovered. Do not list your information. Assemble what you learned into coherent paragraphs.