Lesson 1 (from Chapter 1)
Night describes author Elie Wiesel's experiences in concentration camps during the Holocaust. Knowledge of the Holocaust will help to put the enormity and inhumanity of this event into perspective. The objective of this lesson is to learn about the Holocaust.
Class Discussion: Use research materials as needed. What was the Holocaust? Who was involved with the Holocaust? When, where, and why did the Holocaust occur? What were the repercussions of the Holocaust? What lessons can be learned from the Holocaust?
Activity: Divide the students into small groups. Have each group use research materials as needed to answer these questions: How many were killed during the Holocaust? What is a genocide? Why is the Holocaust considered to be a genocide? Did any race suffer persecution other than the Jews?
Assignment: Research the word "Holocaust" and write a definition. Write the answers to these questions: From what...
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