Do you want your students to have a general understanding of World War II history before they read Elie Wiesel's novel, Night?
Try this basic 20-30 minute background lecture to give your students prior to the reading of the text. While some students bring vast knowledge of the World War II historical period, many students know next to nothing.
This timeline of essential information is critical to their appreciation for Elie Wiesel’s experience documented in the text.
This lecture includes a 2-page student hand-out for guided notes. In addition there is a 12-slide Power point with basic content.