- Release Date: February 12, 2019
- Age Levels: Grade 10
Name 3 qualities "good" people have.
Nationalism - Nationalism is power hunger tempered byself-deception. – George Orwell
(Nationalism is) a set of beliefs taught to each generation in which the Motherland or the Fatherland is an object of veneration and becomes a burning cause for which one becomes willing to kill the children of other Motherlands or Fatherlands. – Howard Zinn
The Nazis wanted to kill:
- The mentally disabled
- The physically disabled
- Poles/People of Slavic descent
- People with darker skin
- Communists and other political opponents
- Autobiography, divided into 9 sections
- Sighet, Transylvania, 1944 (age 15)
- Character vs. Self
- Character vs. Nature
- Character vs. Society
- Character vs. Character
- Nobel Peace Prize, 1986
- Topics & Guiding Questions for the Lit Journal
- Heroism vs. Cowardice
- Loyalty vs. Betrayal
- Perseverance vs. Surrender
- Compassion vs. Cruelty
- Justice vs. Mercy
- Free Will vs. Destiny
- Responsibility / Blame
- Faith vs. Doubt
Write 3 questions you have about your topic. Stems:
- What is my definition of…?
- How do people…?
- Why do people…?
- When do people…?
An introduction to Night, which covers historical background, including the rise of Nazism, Nazi propaganda, and quotes to prompt a discussion of nationalism. In addition, the second-to-last slide offers a list of motifs that can be used for dialectical journals or literature circles.