“Night is Elie Wiesel’s masterpiece, a candid, horrific, and deeply poignant autobiographical account of his survival as a teenager in the Nazi death camps.”  –


Essential Questions:

1.  What is the true nature of humanity?

2.  How does extreme struggle change the concept of morality?


  1. Socratic Seminar
  2. Museum Day


  • · Effectively operating in small and large groups to accomplish a goal requires active

listening (1.2)

• Context, parts of speech, grammar, and word choice influence the understanding

of literary, persuasive, and informational texts (2.3)



Focus Questions:

1. What were the conditions/ context that created the Holocaust?

2.  Is there morality in war?

3.  How do people deal with stress under extreme conditions?

4.  What would you have done under the conditions of Night?