Municipal Museum of the Kalavrita Holocaust
In this symbolic building the inhabitants experienced and suffered the brutality of the Nazi. After gathering there the families were devided, the men over 14 were taken away and women and children were encaged nh the school.
Preparation for our 14 year old students, who are going to visit the museum:
We remind them about the Second World War (dates, taking parts, results) and inform them about the Holocaust (Jewish people).
The students look around the exhibition, they read the texts/photos, they ask questions to the guides of the museum, they listen to the oral testemonies. They write down notes and then one studend of each group makes the presentation to the others.
- Emotional involvement to a historical fact
- Local history
- Crimes about the Second World War
- Crime commited in this greek town
- Critical thinking
- Presentation skills
- Ability to work in groups
- Evaluation of the past and the present
After going back to school we ask our students what they have taken with them from the visit (feelings, smells, pictures, ideas)