Literature: "Night" by Elie Wiesel
These websites are about the book “Night” by the author Elie Wiesel. Includes author biographies, an interview, time lines, lesson plans, activity ideas, a vocabulary list, a study guide, and resources on genocide. There are links to eThemes Resources on the Holocaust and World War II.
This site provides the context, plot overview, analysis and summary for each chapter of the book. Includes discussion questions, quiz, and suggestions for further reading. NOTE: This site includes ads.
Oprah's Book Club: `Night' by Elie Wiesel
Understand the Holocaust and its effects by taking a journey back in time with the author and watch video testimonies from Holocaust survivors. Click "Inside the book" to find resources for classroom. Includes Q&A about the book and an interactive timeline. NOTE: This site has a link to a discussion forum and includes ads.
Elie Wiesel Biography
Read a brief biography of Elie Wiesel and his work. A time line is included.
Verbal Workout: "Night" by Elie Wiesel
This site includes vocabulary terms found in Elie Wiesel's book "Night".
Oprah's Cut with Elie Wiesel
Listen to the interview with Elie Wiesel with Oprah Winfrey in November 2000. NOTE: This site includes ads and has a link to a discussion board.
ReadWriteThink: Using Student-Centered Comprehension Strategies with Elie Wiesel's Night
This lesson provides resources and activities for students to read the book and lead discussion using reciprocal teaching strategies. NOTE: This site has links that lead to external websites.
Study Guide by The Glencoe Literature Library
A 22-page pdf study guide has vocabulary, reading activities, and discussion questions for book chapters.
What is Genocide?
Learn what genocide is and find other related information in "Related Links" section.
Yale: Genocide Studies Program
Documenting recent and ancient atrocities, the Genocide Studies Program at Yale conducts research, seminars, and conferences on issues relating to genocide, and provides training to researchers from affected regions.
eThemes Resource: Holocaust
These sites are about the Holocaust and the devastating impact that it had on Jewish people and others. Also includes information about Adolf Hitler, concentration camps, crematoriums, and resistance fighters. There are videos of survivors talking about their experiences, plus many photos. Includes links to eThemes Resources on World War II and "The Diary of Anne Frank."
eThemes Resource: World War II for Elementary Students
These websites are about World War II. Learn why the war started and what life was like for children during the war. Includes games, quizzes, videos, and audio interviews with World War II veterans. There are links to eThemes resources on the Holocaust and the 1930s.
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