Elie Wiesel dies at 87;  Nobel Peace Prize laureate & renowned Holocaust survivor

Elie Wiesel dies at 87; Nobel Peace Prize laureate & renowned Holocaust survivor

Elie Wiesel, the Nazi concentration camp survivor, Nobel Peace Prize winner and author whose seminal work "Night" is regarded as one of the most powerful achievements in Holocaust literature, has died.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Literature Set: Night (Text 1)</u> -- This text provides background information and context that can help students better understand Elie Wiesel's memoir, </i>Night.<i> Assign this text before students begin reading </i>Night<i> to help students learn about the author. Encourage students to note significant events in Wiesel’s life and look for further details about these events as they read the book.</i>\n<br><br>\n<a href="https://files.activelylearn.com/Teaching%20Guid

Mary Rourke and Valerie J. Nelson
Los Angeles Times

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

Who was Elie Wiesel and how has his work shaped our understanding of the Holocaust?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.7 - Diverse Media

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,3,4
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