What Happened After Kristallnacht
Grades: 6 - 12

Video Description: New May 2022! George Spooner tells what happened to his family shortly after Kristallnacht.

Type of Video: Segment*
Unique Video ID: Holocaust-52**

Quick Ideas for Using the Video:

  • There are many Holocaust survivor videos on the Educate.Today website, Educate.Today. Use a keyword search for Holocaust. These may be used as prompts for think pair share activities, jigsaws, small group discussions, journaling, and dramatic play. Their stories are also available for individual study, research projects or National History Day projects.


To learn more about George Spooner’s experiences, check out the full program this segment is edited from: History in the First Person: Survivor Stories of the Holocaust.

*Segment videos are short excerpts edited from interviews or interactive programs that offer flexible and differentiated ways to use the rich content included in the full-length conversation.

**The unique Video ID can be used to quickly locate a single video in the ET collection. This search function is designed to let teachers assign students to watch a specific video and have only that video appear as a search result. Just click on Search and choose “By Video ID.” Then type in the Video ID as it appears above. Be sure to include the dash.