Everything you need to understand or teach Upon the Head of the Goat by Aranka Siegal.
Upon the Head of the Goat is an autobiographical Holocaust narrative following the author, Aranka Siegal, and her family in Hungary as they slowly became consumed by World War II and the anti-Semitism of the invading German army.
The story starts with Piri on her grandmother Babi's farm in Komjaty, a rural region of the Ukraine. Ukrainians and Hungarians were engaged in a civil war, and the border was closed. Piri and Babi had to wait anxious months before Piri could join her family in Beregszasz, Hungary.
Once in Beregszasz, the family dealt with the loss of Piri's uncle, Lajos, and Piri's father, who were both off to war. Poland had been captured by the Germans, and the Germans were pushing toward Hungary. The family tried to engage in their normal routines, including school and celebration of Jewish holidays such as Hanukkah and Passover, but their lives were...
Upon the Head of the Goat: A Childhood in Hungary 1939-1944 Lesson Plans contain 109 pages of teaching material, including: