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					                     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 _____________________________.

III.         Memoir

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.

IV.          Genocide

The __________________________ destruction, in whole or in part, of an ethnic, racial, religious, or national group.

V.           Night

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
             Axis Powers:


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.

XI.       Judaism

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.

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