Art Spiegelman, Maus
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Maus Activity Pack
The lesson plan features a complete teaching unit and reproducible individual learning packet including a chapter-by-chapter study guide, topics for discussion, vocabulary, and a multiple choice and essay test with answer key. Activity Packs feature a wide variety of activities which help students understand literary concepts. The packs are designed to help fulfill state-mandated objectives and national guidelines.
Art Spiegelman's Maus: Working through the Trauma of the Holocaust
Intersections: Of Maus and Spiegelman
An NPR interview, links to related files, including audio files.
A vriety of reading strategies and activities, including a Cloze activity, a KWHL worksheet, vocabulary, exploration of graphic novels, and writing in the style of Maus.
Maus I and II
This YouTube video presents a kind of "trailer" for the book. Runs 2:14, includes graphic historical images.
Maus: A Survivor's Tale
Introduction to the book, comprehension questions, discussion questions, and ideas for post-reading projects.
Maus in the Classroom
Background information, supporting resources, and comprehension question for both books in the series. Scroll to the end for related titles.
Maus Questions and Resources
A timeline of events for Spiegelman and his family, discussion questions, and a collection of related links.
In this interview, Spiegelman talks with NPR's Neal Conan about writing the book.
Rescue and Recovery
Follow the links at this site for study questions, teaching tips, and more.