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NIGHT by Elie Wiesel Unit Memoir Study - Literature Guide

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Our Night Unit Teaching Package has 212+ pages and slides of engaging activities. Learners will enjoy the rigor and creativity in these standards-aligned resources built from best practices.

MEMOIR: NIGHT by Elie Wiesel, Translator: Marion Wiesel
LEVEL: 8th - 12th
TOTAL: 212 slides/pages in lesson plan unit
Created and based off the 2006 translation by Marion Wiesel. Please check which version your students are using.
Pacing Guide and Answer Keys included



* Suggested timeline of how a teacher could plan out the unit.
* Detailed explanations of the goals of each activity and how to conduct the activities in the classroom.

··· Pre-reading Bias Intro Activity
- answer thematic questions to get students thinking about the novel
- 12-page/slide activity
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Intro Notes PowerPoint
- background into what was happening in the world around Elie Wiesel and his family
- 27-slide PowerPoint
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9

··· Google Earth Introduction Tour
- Sighet, Galacian forest, Auschwitz, and all the way to Buna and Buchenwald camps...they get to see it all in 3D zoomed in to the street view. It's rockin awesome!
- 24-location 3D tour across Europe
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9

··· KWL Organizer Chart for Notetaking
- notetaking tool of what they "K"now, "W"ant to know, & "L"earned
- 1-page handout
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.9

··· Plot Chart Organizer Diagram Arc
- organize the 6 parts of the plot
- 1-page organizer & answer key
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
- Students analyze the 6 different types of conflict in stories
- 1-page organizer & answer key
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2

··· Characters Organizer
- analyze the main characters using novel quotes
- 4-page organizer
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3

··· Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts - PowerPoint
- 1/2 writing assignments to spur much deeper conversational thinking
- 24-question PowerPoint
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.1

··· 5 Comprehension Pop Quizzes
- a 5-question pop quiz per approx. 20 pages
- 10-slide PowerPoint
- 10-pages of Printables
- The purpose of these is so students who read the chapters recently would ace the quiz and students who didn't read recently would not do well.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.10

··· Vocabulary List and Quiz Assessment
- 120 vocabulary words from the novel
- four 30-question lists & quizzes
- 16-page Bundle includes list of words, quiz, and answer keys
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

··· Figurative Language Instructional PowerPoint
- We set out to make the most helpful, most compelling, most graphically attractive teaching resource for you to introduce your learners to all the various figurative language. This 70+ slide PowerPoint will help you introduce how every many you need to teach your level of learners.
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.7

··· Figurative Language Worksheet
- analyze and complete 141 figures of speech specific to the novel
- 6-page bundle
- Similes, Metaphors, Idioms, Hyperboles, Analogies, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Puns, Irony
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4

··· Essay and Speech
- 3 response to literature essay options for students to choose from; optional delivery of essay as a speech
- Includes essay topics and speech grading rubrics
- 6-page bundle
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1

··· Supplementary Video Links
- 16 video and text links
- 1-page resource
- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.2,3,10

*** 212 pages / slides total in lesson plan unit ***

Enjoy Night!



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> Google Earth Introduction Tour
> KWL Organizer
> Intro Notes PowerPoint
> Supplementary Video Links
> Plot Chart Organizer Diagram Arc (by Elie Wiesel)
> Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
> Characters Organizer
> Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts (by Elie Wiesel)
> 5 Pop Quizzes Bundle (by Elie Wiesel)
> Vocabulary Complete Novel (120 words)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (30 words, pgs 1-27)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (30 words, pgs 28-55)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (30 words, pgs 56-85)
> Vocabulary List and Quiz (30 words, pgs 86-115)
> Figurative Language Organizer (45 quotes)
> Essay Topics & Grading Rubrics


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