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TOPIC: Night
by Elie Wiesel
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|Directions: Read Night by Elie Wiesel, identify the type of question being asked, and then answer the following questions. | |“RIGHT THERE” — The information you will need to answer the question is right there in the text. | |“THINK AND SEARCH” — The information that you will need to answer the question is in several places in the text. | |“AUTHOR AND YOU” – The information that you will need to answer the question is implied in the text, but you will have to combine ideas in the text with | |prior knowledge to form inferences. | |“IN MY HEAD” — The information that students will need to answer the question is entirely in the reader’s mind. | |QUESTIONS – pp 1-12 |QAR |RESPONSE | |1. When and where does Elie Wiesel grow up? | | | |(city, country and time period) How old is he? | | | |2. Try to picture Elie’s childhood. How is his | | | |childhood like yours and how is it different? | | | |3. Who is “Moshe the Beadle” and why does | | | |Wiesel begin the story with him? | | | |4. What do Eliezer’s parents and the others in | | | |the community think of Moshe? | | | |5. Why does Elie spend so much time with Moshe?| | | | | | | |6. What is Elie’s father’s profession? | | | |7. Is Elie’s father highly respected in the | | | |Jewish community? | | | |8. What has happened to Moshe that caused a | | | |great change in him? | | | |9. How does the rest of the community react | | | |when he tells them what has happened to him? | | | |10. The Jews of Sighet are optimistic because | |...
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