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Unit: Night by Elie Wiesel Chapter One
by Lisa von Braun
NIGHT- Elie Wiesel Chapter 1 p.1-20 Signet. Transylvania
http://www.pbs.org/eHewiesel/photo/ Webquest resources
http -//www. tyrreik 12 .nc .us/~dduclc/pages/tentlVrnght/rflght.htn^
Vocabulary p. 1
p.2 esteem cultured p.7 billeted optimists p. 8
p.3 divine essence Passover p.9 ghetto
revelations initiation p. 10 Pentecost Talmud
p.4 deportees lorries p. 11 deportation social
p. 5 Talmud
Map Places (B3) Transylvania
Hungary, Budapest Galicia Germany
Stalingrad Budapest ghetto Ezra Malik
gardens the train station Elie's house
p. 13 truncheons indiscrirninatery convoy
p. 15 cringing minutely p. 16 morale
Messiah p. 17 swine p.20 prolonged
EVERYONE: You need to read p. 1-20 in Night, either with us in class or on your own.
Level C - Must complete at least two from this section.
CI Describe the setting when the story opens. Include time, place and several adjectives to describe it in at least
two sentences. = 10 points
C2 Choose ten words from the "Spelling Demons" list(last week's packet). Study, and have the teacher quiz
you(verbally or in writing). You must get them all perfect, but you can retake until you get it right. = 15 points
C3 Find something you wrote previously that has a lot of mistakes in it (any subject). Print it outuse the
'Proofreading Marks" and mark up the mistakes in your work using a colored pen. You need to use at least 5
different proofreading marks on your paper. =15 points
C4 Read aloud in class = 5 points (can repeat)
C5 Pronounce or read all the vocab words (to teacher) This may take some practices 5 points.
C6 Make 10 flash cards using vocabulary (above) from the story, ask teacher to quiz you =10 points
C7 Write ten sentences using one new vocab word in each sentence =15 points
C8 15 points - Answer these questions fully, in writing or verbally to teacher:
J.. Describe Moshe, the Beadle.
2. Why did Eliezer pray, and why did he cry when he prayed?
3. Upon his return, what story did Moshe tell?
4. Why didn't the people believe him?
5. Cite examples of how the Jewish citizens of Sighet began to lose their rights.
C9 Make tenflashcardsforliterary terms we have covered in previous lessons. Term on one side (write it
LARGE, in marker), definition on the other. Teacher can quiz you, or you can use them to quiz the class =15
Bl Write a short biography, approx. 300 words, about Elie Wiesel No plagiarism] You won't get points unless
ALL of it is in YOUR OWN WORDS = 25 points.
B2 Write a reflection on what happened in Chapter One of Night. You can reflect on the events, what you
know about the Holocaust /or how it relates to other history/your life.
B3 Create an annotated map/inspiration/ PowerPoint slide show that shows all the locations in Chapter 1- see
map list- Annotated means that for each entry you make a little box and explain its significance to the story. For
example: ghetto =25 points
B4 Make a 10 question multiple choice quiz covering information in chapter one, also include some questions on
how the characters are reacting or feeling. 25 points + 5 more points if you make the class take your quiz (can
be on overhead, verbally, or on paper)
B5 Write a brief narrative (300 words) Discuss your answers to the following questions: What do you know
about the Holocaust? Where did you learn it? What literature of the Holocaust have you already read? What
people have you met, movies have you seen, stories have you heard? Do you have a personal connection with
someone who experienced the Holocaust? Do you want to know more about this subject? Why or why not?. =
Level A - Only one from this section.
A l Memorize one of the poems we studied in Week 2 or Week 3 - recite to the class = 35 points
A2 Create a study guide for this chapter. Include a summary, characters/characterizations, setting themes, and
10 questions you have made up on your own. Your questions should cover specific information as well as
themes covered in this chapter.= 35 points
A3 Locate 3 works of art and complete (3) reflections -for Webquest assignment (see that link on email) -35 p t i .