Christianity developed out of Judaism as the promised Messiah came to earth. The Christian religion is founded on Jesus Christ who walked the earth as the Son of God . Within the religion there are what the church refers to as the sacraments to the believer. The sacraments are defined as outward and visible signs of inward and spiritual grace. They include baptism, Holy Communion, penance, confirmation, anointing of the sick and laying of hands, Christian marriage , and ordination. Christians are expected and critiqued according to the presence of the sacraments in his life.
This activity allows students a variety of ways to assimilate material related to the Holocaust. It can be used with students who have limited reading abilities if they are paired with a strong reader. The map portion sometimes is the most difficult because students may need to look on a more complete atlas to find the information. If this proves to be a problem, have students chart the migration by just displaying the countries. This is an ideal activity to use as an integration project between Social Studies and English classes. It works well, if the students are reading “Night”, “The Hiding Place”, or “The Diary of Anne Frank”. Most students find the writing activity to be very enjoyable. The writing activity may be extended to include more entries.