You are on page 1of 1

WWII in Japan KWL CHART

Read Kristallnacht from History.com and fill out the chart below. Be
sure to fill out the first two columns before reading, and take notes in the
third column with quotes and concrete details that you found throughout
your reading. Refer to the grading rubric on the digital lesson plan.

What I KNOW What I WANT to What I LEARNED


 This event was also known Learn  The Nazis killed
as “Night of the Broken approximately 100 Jews,
Glass.”  Approximately how much sent nearly 30,000 Jewish
 The Nazis attacked Jewish money did it take to men to concentration
businesses and religious rebuild or how much camps, and vandalized
institutions as well. money worth of damage Jewish homes along with
was the end result?
 This event took place several synagogues and businesses.
years before the beginning of  Why did the Germans  Prior to this event, most
the war. begin their anti-Semitic Nazi policies toward non-
movement with this event
 Many Germans held extreme Aryans remained
in particular? nonviolent
disdain toward the Jews and
refused to help them in any  Approximately how many  The event lasted two days
way. shops and businesses were and German police officers
destroyed and how many and firefighters were
Jews were rounded up or ordered to do nothing to
killed? the perpetrators.
 Did the Nazis target only  The Nazis blamed the Jews
those of Jewish descent, or for their destroyed
any other non-Aryan race? community and forced
 Were there any Aryan them to pay a collective
Germans who helped the fine of $400 million for
Jews during this time? damages.
 How did everything  Despite the United States’
escalate after this event? disdain toward
antisemitism, they were
reluctant from opening the
country to waves of Jewish
immigration.