Holocaust / 6th grade research

Start with these first four resources

Holocaust Encyclopedia (USHMM)

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Encyclopedia with links to introduction, timeline, & other information for students.

Jewish Virtual Library - Holocaust

Follow links to encyclopedia style entries on many Holocaust topics

H.E.A.R.T Holocaust Research Project

Follow links to many Holocaust topics. - Holocaust Education & Archive Research Team

Research in Context

Reference articles, biographies, primary sources, and more on a wide range of topics - Middle School Appropriate

More Holocaust - general resources

ABC-CLIO Modern Genocide: Understanding Causes & Consequences

Database dedicated to providing information about causes and consequences of genocides in modern history.

Britannica.com - Holocaust

Follow links on the left and within the articles for encyclopedia articles on many topics

History Topics - History.com

Scroll to bottom of the page, click on World War II and then on topic of your choice (ex: The Holocaust, The SS, or Warsaw Ghetto Uprising)


Search specific people / well known German Nazi leaders, SS officers, and Holocaust resistors and victims

The History Place - Holocaust Timeline

Detailed timeline of the Nazi persecution of the Jews - follow links to articles on Kristallnacht, Jewish Ghettos, and prominent Nazi & SS leaders.

Resources on specific topics

Anne Frank House & Museum Website

Links to articles and a timeline describing several periods and events during Anne's life

Auschwitz-Birkenau / ScrapBookPages.com

Several very good articles about Auschwitz-Birkenau

Corrie ten Boom House & Museum Website

General article about Corrie ten Boom

Dachau Concentration Camp Resources

Several very good resources about the history of Dachau

Hitler Youth / The History Place

History of the Hitler Youth - Links to chapters covering different time periods and organization details.

Kindertransport Association | History

Information about Kindertransport

Kindertransport - Girl Museum

Description & Digital Archive about some aspects of Kindertransport

Gestapo - Encyclopedia.com

Supplemental article on the Gestapo from Encylopedia.com

MLA style resources


Use NoodleTools for citations, notes, outlines, and more!

In-Text Citations - instructions

Quick reminder - when and how to insert in-text citations / parenthetical references.