They’ll get a first-person perspective on what it was like to grow up in West Germany and visit family in East Germany, as well as what it felt like to be a German citizen when the wall came down. (Keep reading for a mini lesson plan that includes discussion questions.)
We think this video speaks for itself, so feel free to share it with your students as-is! We’ve also developed a mini lesson plan to pair with it, to provide space for deeper engagement.
After your students watch the Berlin Wall history video, share these three discussion questions with them: