Date Homework Formative/Summative Assessment
Tuesday, 3-8-11 Chapter 1 & 2: pg. 3-28 Quiz- preface and forward
Wednesday, 3-9-11 Chapter 3: pg. 29-46 Quiz- chapter 1 & 2
Thursday, 3-10-11 Chapter 4: pg. 47-65 No quiz
Friday, 3-11-11 Chapter 5: 66-84 Quiz- chapters 2-4
Tuesday, 3-15-11 Chapters 6 & 7: 66-97 Quiz- chapter 5
Wednesday, 3-16-11 Chapters 8-9: 104-115, Questions for Socratic Quiz- chapters 6-7
Thursday, 3-17-10 Reflection for Socratic Seminar Summative Assessment- Socratic Seminar
Nonfiction Unit Introduction Notes
I. What is nonfiction?
Nonfiction: Writing that _________________________________________________________________________.
II. Biography & Autobiography
Biography- A form of nonfiction in which a writer tells the life _______________________________.
Autobiography- A form of nonfiction in which a writer _____________________________.
Though the story is written in narrative form, it is not a novel
In Night, published in 1960, Wiesel tries to find some explanation for the events he witnessed.
The __________________________ destruction, in whole or in part, of an ethnic, racial, religious, or national group.
List all things that you associate with the word, “Night.”
VI. What do we know?
About the Holocaust?
About Adolf Hitler?
About the Jewish religion?
VII. Night: Introduction
Elie Wiesel’s memoir Night describes a horrible time in the twentieth century,
In 1941, Eliezer was a _________________________ who lived with his father, mother, and three sisters in a small village,__________________
near the border of Romania and Hungary.
But when Nazis took over Eliezer’s Jewish community, his family was first sent to live in a ____________ and then taken to _______________,
one of the most infamous ____________________________________.
In Night, Elie Wiesel shares his story of _____________________, the name given to the persecution and murder of millions of Jews and others
Holocaust comes from a Greek word that means __________________________.
VIII. World War II
IX. Adolf Hitler
How did he gain power?
Germany is left in ruin after __________________
Hitler helps a disillusioned country back into _______________________________
Convinces his followers that the German hardships were the fault of_________________ people
X. Night Background
Auschwitz, where Wiesel was sent, was the _______________________.
Jews from all over Europe arrived almost daily at ________________________.
Nazis also targeted other groups:
World War II ended in Europe in ________________ with the surrender of German forces to the Allied forces.
More than _____________________ Jews had been killed in the Holocaust.
Between ______________________, the Allies tried _______ major war criminals for their crimes against humanity.
In later years Israeli agents worked to capture and bring to justice Nazis who had escaped the war trials.
Dates back _____________ years
Shares many ideas with Christianity and Islam – all _______ religions were originated in the middle east
_____________________ is what Christians call the Old Testament
XII. Jewish Terminology
Torah- Torah is typically translated ___________ but it also means something like "instructions" or "directions." For these five books are rules or
directions for Jewish life and worship.
Talmud- The is a record _______________________ discussions pertaining to Jewish law, ethics, customs, and history. It is a central text of
Rabbinic Judaism. – For the Rabbi’s
Kabbalah- a particular study of _______________ that studies the mystical aspects of the religion.
XIII. Jewish Holidays
Rosh Hashanah- __________________. On Rosh Hashanah, Jews all over the world gather in synagogues to celebrate the day HaShem(God)
created Adam and Khavah (Eve), the first humans. Happens in September.
Yom Kippur- ______________________________. Jews traditionally observe this holy day with a 25-hour period of fasting and intensive
prayer, often spending most of the day in synagogue services.