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W01 Writing 2020

Instructions You will be learning to write academic essays. We will be working on Unit 5: Writing in “Everything You Need to Ace English”. I expect you to take notes and to practice what you learn in your writing assignments moving forward. Monday 1/27 Read pages 379 – 382 Write six different research questions based […]

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05: Encountering Evil: Drawing Conclusions

Reading Night pg. 23 — 28 Focus Consider the way that people responded to Moishe the Beadle’s warning and Mrs. Schächter’s. What conclusions can you draw about human nature based on their response? Support your answer with at least two pieces of specific evidence from the text. How to Cite (Modern Language Association (MLA) Style) […]

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03: Encountering Evil: Drawing Conclusions About Characters

YOU MUST COMMENT ON THIS POST WITH THE LINK TO YOUR RESPONSE Writing (Reader’s Notebook) How do the people of Sighet respond to Moishe the Beadle’s warnings? What does this reveal about the people of Sighet? Support your answer with two pieces of evidence from the text. Questions (Reader’s Notebook) Describe Eliezer in as much […]

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02: Encountering Evil: Writer’s Purpose

Watch I’m Still Here: Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust 00:10 – 06:00 Questions Why did Klaus Langer most likely keep a diary? Who was his intended audience? In your own words, summarize each of the reasons Wiesel presents on page vii as a possible answer to the question “Why did I […]

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01: Encountering Evil- -Chronology and Cause/Effect Relationships to Present Information

https://www.facinghistory.org/resource-library/video/step-step-phases-holocaust What are the four key phases of the Holocaust, according to Doris Bergen? Summarize the characteristics of each. Why does Doris Bergen say it is important to not “rush to the gas chambers”? (02:10) How did the Nazis begin to prepare for the mass killing of the Jewish people even during phase one of […]