Throughout history, humans have shown their ability to be inhumane. If contemporary adolescents are to learn about and gain an understanding about the physical, emotional and spiritual affects of this cruelty,
Night by Elie Wiesel is a good starting platform. This 48-page unit engages the students on an emotional level and pushes them to think and analyze through thought-provoking discussions and writings.
Also, this detailed unit studies some of the people and philosophies of the Third Reich as well as explores the power of propaganda. Aligned with the Common Core principles, it has over 18 handouts, chapter by chapter study questions, essay topics, projects, three quizzes and a final test.
If you are interested in segments of the Night Unit Plan components sold separately, check out
Night Study Questions
Night Quizzes and Test
Do you plan to design lessons for another text? For a teacher’s companion with 40+ Common Core and Bloom’s Taxonomy aligned activities to use with the study of any fiction or narrative non-fiction text, and that includes planning guides, a Timing of Activities chart and much more, check out
EBook - "The House of Comprehension"
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