Lesson 1 (from Volume 1: Chapter 1, In the House of My Parents)
In Volume 1: Chapter 1, In the House of My Parents, Hitler's birthplace symbolizes the need for what has to be done regarding the German states. This lesson will discuss the importance of Hitler's birthplace and his sense of self.
Class Discussion: Where was Hitler born? What does he think about his birthplace?
Small Group Activity: How might he have come about this belief that all German states should be unified?
Class Discussion: Share the groups' thoughts about Hitler's German pride, even though his birthplace is Austria. How does this information about his youth foreshadow events to come? What aspects of his personality are unique to the young?
Homework: Why does Hitler have such an interest in politics, history, war, and nationalism? Use the text to support your response.
Lesson 2 (from Volume 1: Chapter 1, In the House of My Parents)
In Volume 1: Chapter 1, In the House of My Parents, it is learned that Hitler's parents die...
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