Writing Prompts - Mira Kimmelman

Prompt 1

Please watch the film of Mira Kimmelman. In the film, Kimmelman discusses several central ideas. After you have watched, determine one central idea from the video and write an essay that both summarizes and analyzes how that central idea is developed over the course of the video, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details. Cite strong and thorough evidence from the video to support your analysis.

Prompt 2

In her film, Mira Kimmelman describes the dehumanization and extreme conditions in both the camps and ghettos.  Mira and her family worked to survive the dehumanization process of their tormentors by applying various methods of resistance.  Review the film and transcript and describe these methods of resistance.  Use quotations from the film to provide evidence to support your analysis.