The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler Movie Study
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The Courageous Heart of Irena Sendler is an incredible Hallmark movie about a Polish Catholic social worker who rescued 2,500 Jewish children by smuggling them out of the Warsaw Ghetto during the Holocaust.
This packet comes with 17 pages of discussion, research, and activities, including an answer key.
- Pre-Viewing Questions
- Discussion Questions (2 formats)
- Lessons Learned/Traits of Irena
- Irena vs Other Polish Citizens
- Holocaust Vocabulary
- Life of Irena Sendler (paragraph and quiz)
- Poland During WWII (paragraph)
- The Warsaw Ghetto (paragraph and quiz)
- Escaping from the Ghetto pros and cons
- Righteous Among the Nations activity (research)
- First They Came poem analysis
- Extended Resources
Note: Several of the same activities are included in The Zookeeper's Wife Movie Study.