Historical Fiction (Novel)

Proficiency 9 Novel- Night by Elie Weisel 

CCSS 8.W.9
Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

  • Identify key ideas and details that support conclusions
  • Cite textual evidence to analyze explicit text
  • Draw evidence from key ideas and details as support for further research
  • Analyze key ideas and details as evidence of understanding text
  • Reflect on key ideas and details as evidence of support and understanding
Links to important documents:
WSQ Explanation

WSQ #23 includes videos:
    -Authors Background (Night- concept 1)
    -Characters and Vocab (Night- concept 2)


WSQ #24
     -Foreshadowing (Night-concept 3)
     -Simile & Metaphor (Night - concept 4)
     -Conflict (Night- concept 5)  

WSQ #25
     -Timed Write (Night - concept 6)
     - Allusions (Night - concept 7)
     - Characterization (Night- concept 8)
     - Theme (Night- concept 9)
     - Irony (Night- concept 10)

WSQ Grade Chart to attach to Notebook Paper

*Stopped using these... but let me know if you feel like we need to start using them again! 

Additional Links and In Class Packets

HOT question starters
In Class Holocaust Background Notes (student version) 
     *Click on the link below on sophia for Historical Context for the sophia  
      lesson/ tutorial
WEEK 1 Learning Log for Independent Study Students

Online Homework:

Additional websites, videos, and resources to help you learn:

Learnist Playlist on Textual Evidence and Inference

US Holocaust Museum
Holocaust Resources
American Posters
Search NW University WWII Poster Collection

Genocides around the world:

Student created video lessons:
(coming soon)