Lesson plan on the Centropa film "Max Uri - Looking for Frieda"

Using the Centropa film "Max Uri -Looking for Frieda", which is a touching love story, together with Emily Dickinson's poem "I Held a Jewel", you can expose your students to learning history, poetry and culture.Through an individual life story of a couple falling in love and then being separated by the war, your students will experience and learn about Jewish life in Vienna prior to WWII.

The poem is used as an analogy to love, or to what is meaningful in life .

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