the Significant Social
Attitudes and Historical
Events of Elie Wiesel’s
to the Present
: Social Studies and Lan
: Class copies of novel
t, by Elie Wiesel, ABC news video from the
internet, projector, The United States Holocaust Museum article, chalkboard, chalk, construction paper, markers, paper, pencil.
will identify and analyze significant social attitudes and historical events in Elie Wiesel’s literary memoir,
with 100% accuracy.
. Students will respond to a video clip of an episode of the ABC News program ,
to compare attitu
des in the episode to attitudes which allowed the Holocaust to occur with 85% accuracy.
will compare and contrast aspects of cultural views and
events in World
War II Germany with
global events and
rsonal knowledge of
with 100% accuracy
Students will make connections between historical events,
video media, and
with 95% accuracy
§110.31 English, Language Arts and Reading
(A) determine the meaning
of grade level academic English words . . .
(B) analyze textual context . . . to distinguish between denotative and connotative meanings of words.
produce analogies that describe a function of an object or its description. 1
(E) use a diction
ary, glossary or thesaurus . . . to determine or confirm meanings of words or phrases . . .
(A) analyze how the genre of texts with similar themes shapes meaning; 2
(C) relate the figurative language of a literary work to its historical and cultural setting.
Reading Comprehension of Literary Text/Literary Nonfiction . . . . 7
anguage . . . .
Comprehension of Informational Text/Culture and
. . . .
e between opinions that are substantiated and unsubstantiated in the text . . . . 12 (B) analyze how messages in media are conveyed . . . .
12 (C) compare and contrast coverage of the same event in various media . . . . 24 (A) listen responsively to a spea
ker by taking notes that summarize . . . .
25 Listening and Speaking/Speaking . . . .
26 Listening and Speaking/Teamwork . . . .
§ 113.33 Social Studies
(B) identify changes that resulted from important turning points in world history.
(D) explain the significance of . . . dates . . . 1939
(A) identify elements in a contemporary situation that parallel a historical situation. 2
variables in a current situation that could result in different ou tcomes
(A) identify and explain causes of World Wars I and II, including the rise of Nazism in Germany . . . .
10 (A) analyze the influence of significant individuals such as . . . Adolf Hitler . . . on political events of the 20th century.
25 (H) sup
port a point of view on a social studies issue or event.
This lesson will occur
during the last week of
a four week
, one class before the unit review
Students will have all ready
completed and presented their
political, economic, and social factors in Post
World War I Germany,
Hitler’s early years and
rise to power, concentration camps, who was selected to go to the concentration camps and by
. They will have viewed and respo
Winfrey’s interview with Elie...