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Teaching The Perils of Indifference

The Perils of Indifference

Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor and Nobel Laureate, gave a powerful speech on April 12, 1999 in Washington D.C. as part of the Millennium Lecture series, hosted by President Clinton and First Lady Hillary Clinton. His speech touched on his story of survival and discusses the consequences of acting indifferently toward the suffering of others.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Literature Set: Night (Text 8)</u> -- This text provides background information and context that can help students better understand Elie Wiesel's memoir, </i>Night.<i> Use this text after students have finished reading Night to generate discussions about what lessons we can learn from the Holocaust today.</i>\n<br><br>\n<a href

Elie Wiesel
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ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How does Wiesel develop his argument that indifference aids evil?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3,4
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