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English 10 Ms. Bugasch May 19, 2014 Goals 1.To introduce Elie Wiesel’s Night 2.Review Vocab. Unit #12 3.Review Setion 1 4.Read and discuss Section 2.

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1 English 10 Ms. Bugasch May 19, 2014 Goals 1.To introduce Elie Wiesel’s Night 2.Review Vocab. Unit #12 3.Review Setion 1 4.Read and discuss Section 2

2 FFW - Hand in Vocab. 12 Tests – trade & grade - In your notebook, define “evil” -Discuss

3 Night: Setting Night begins in Sighet, Transylvania The setting then changes throughout several concentration camps in Europe. Auschwitz/Birkenau Buna Gleiwitz And Buchenwald (Germany)

4 Sighe t

5 Auschwitz is the name used to identify the three main Nazi German concentration camps and the subcamps. The three main camps were: 1. Auschwitz I—the original concentration camp which served as the administration center for the whole complex. It was the site of roughly 70,000 Polish intellectuals and Soviet Prisoners of War Night: Setting

6 The total number of deaths at the camps is estimated at around million. About 700 prisoners attempted escape from the camps; about 300 were successful. Common punishment for escape attempts was death by starvation. The families of successful escapees were sometimes arrested and interned in Auschwitz and displayed to deter others from trying to escape. Night: Setting

7 Night: Characters Eliezer – the protagonist and narrator Shlomo – Elie’s father Moshe the Beadle – Elie’s teacher of Jewish mysticism Madame Schater – a woman from Sighet put in the same cart with Elie Juliek – young musician Hilda – Elie’s older sister Bea – Elie’s middle sister Tzipora – Elie’s yougest sister

8 Night: Themes Death Faith Hatred Dehumanization Loss of Innocence

9 WW II Background & The Holocaust Germany was crippled by the Great Depression. React with the rise of the Nazi party. Believed the Aryan race (Germans and Northern Europeans) should rule the world. “Final Solution” – elimination of all Jews. Estimated 6 million Jews are killed in concentration camps.

10 Gradually stripped Jews of their rights: Boycotted Jewish businesses Vandalized Jewish businesses and homes Forced to wear a yellow Star of David

11 Eventually barred Jews from public facilities Transported to ghettos – “for their own safety” Sent to concentration camps

12 Night -Discuss and Review Section 1 questions -Read Section 2

13 Closure Around the World

14 Homework 1.Vocabulary Unit #13 2.Read Night Section 2 and 3 3.Do Section 2 and 3 questions


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