The Pianist: Play For Me
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  • History → World War II → Holocaust

A Jewish musician in hiding uses the power of music to save himself from the wrath of a Schutzstaffel (SS) officer.

Public Discussion Questions


  1. How does the Pianist use his music to save his life?

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This clip is associated with the following standards:
  • Common Core State Standards
    Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account o...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    analyze major issues of World War II, including the Holocaust; the internment of German, Italian, an...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    explain the major causes and events of World War II, including the German invasions of Poland and th...
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    identify examples of genocide, including the Holocaust and genocide in the Balkans, Rwanda, and Darfur
  • Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills - Social Studies
    assess causes, effects, and perceptions of conflicts between groups of people, including modern geno...

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Comments


  • David M Brockington
    12 months ago
    Classroom discussion and illustration of power of music
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