Genocide Holocaust Crimes against humanity

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Genocide Holocaust Crimes against humanity. What do these terms mean to you? What do they make you think of? What words or ideas come to mind in thinking about these terms? What questions (I wonder why?) can you come up with related to these terms?. Night. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Civ & Lit - Miller/HinrichsGenocideHolocaustCrimes against humanityWhat do these terms mean to you? What do they make you think of? What words or ideas come to mind in thinking about these terms? What questions (I wonder why?) can you come up with related to these terms?

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  • Civ & Lit - Miller/HinrichsBy Elie WieselThe Holocaust is a central event in many peoples lives, but it has also become a metaphor for our century. There cannot be an end to speaking and writing about it.-Aharon Appelfeld

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  • Civ & Lit - Miller/HinrichsGenocideGeno from the Greek word genos, which means birth, race, of a similar kindGeno-cide-Cide from the French word cida, which means to cut, kill

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  • Civ & Lit - Miller/HinrichsGenocideTask: In your notes, create a cluster diagram or web around the term and definition of Genocide. Include at least 5-7 important concepts. You may incorporate ideas we covered in the beginning of class.

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  • Civ & Lit - Miller/HinrichsEssential questionsHow should we remember past genocides or crimes against humanity? Why should we?How does human conflict at all levels impact society and the people in it?What social responsibility do we have to prevent future crimes against humanity?How does Elie Wiesel convey the inhumanity and humanity associated with the Holocaust in the novel Night?

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  • Civ & Lit - Miller/HinrichsHow does Elie Wiesel convey the inhumanity and humanity associated with the Holocaust in the novel Night?

    Inhumanity Humanity With a partner, come up with a definition for each of these terms. Be ready to share

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  • Civ & Lit - Miller/HinrichsThe novel begins in Sighet, Transylvania.During the early years of World War II, Sighet remained relatively unaffected by the war. The Jews in Sighet believed that they would be safe from the persecution that Jews in Germany and Poland suffered. Elie Wiesels Night

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  • Civ & Lit - Miller/HinrichsIn 1944, however, Elie and all the other Jews in town were roded up in cattle cars deported and sent to concentration camps in Poland.

    He was 14.Night continued

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  • Civ & Lit - Miller/HinrichsThey were sent to Auschwitz and another concentration camp.

    Night continuedRoll call in Buchenwald, February 1941

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  • Civ & Lit - Miller/HinrichsAfter surviving the Nazi concentration camps, Wiesel vowed never to write about his horrific experiences.He eventually changed his mind and wrote Night in 1955. Wiesel won the Nobel Prize in 1986Night continued

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  • Civ & Lit - Miller/HinrichsNight unit overviewReading Night by Elie WieselCompleting study questions for each chapterStudy of genocide and other crimes against humanityDiscussion of NightVocabulary from NightWriting poetry related to and inspired by the novel

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    *Use the space provided to jot down some of your ideas about what are characteristics of a good short story:**

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