After most readings of Night, you will be asked to write on a Journal topic from each section. These journals are designed to help up process what we are reading, cite textual evidence, and prepare us for our final writing project. Please note the following about the Journals:
You will submit these journals to me during your English Department Final on September 28th and 29th for grading. Please keep in mind these are worth 50 points of your writing grade so they are a significant part of your grade.
Here are all your prompts:
Journal #1—Chapter 1 (pgs. 13-23)
Some things are too horrible to believe.
• Tell about what happened to Moche the Beadle.
o What was the reaction of the townspeople to his story? Why?
• Write about a time that you tried to tell someone something and they didn’t believe you.
• How did that make you feel?
Sad? Disappointed? Frustrated?
Angry? Hurt? Confused?
Journal #2—Chapter 1 (2) (pgs. 24-31)
What are the 5 W’s of the story?:
• WHO is in the story?
• WHAT is happening to them and around them?
• WHEN is this taking place?
• WHERE is this taking place?
• WHY are the characters in this position and why is this happening?
Speculate: Would you react the same way that these people have so far? Would you question your parents’ decisions? Would you fight back?
Journal #3—Chapter 3 (1) (pgs. 38-46)
• Pick two lines, sentences, or phrases that you think are significant, and respond to each.
o Respond means:
Explain ▪ Analyze ▪ Connect
Question ▪ Evaluate ▪ Tell your feelings about
• Include the page number for your passages.
• Choose passages that tell about characters, that show conflict, that point out an important idea/theme, or that describe the setting.
Journal #4—Chapter 3 (2) (pgs. 47-54)
• Medical Experimentation: Is it OK? When?
• Consider the following groups:
o Mentally disabled
o Incarcerated (in prison)
o Physically disabled
o For money
Journal #5 Chapter 4 (pgs. 55-72)
Journal #6—Chapter 5 (pgs. 73-82)
Journal #7—Chapter 5 (2) (pgs. 83-90)
Journal #8—Chapter 6 (pgs. 91-102)
Journal #9—Chapter 6 (2) (98-101)
Guiding questions for research:
1. Who is your person, organization, place, or thing? (give a brief summary) (5pts)
2. What significance did they have to the holocaust or WWII? (give a brief summary) (5pts)
3. What are 3-5 things people need to know about your person, organization, place, or thing? (5pts)
1. All people must speak. (5pts)
2. You must have a visual of some sort (power point, prezi, poster, etc…) (10 pts)
3. All information must be reported out. (10 pts)
4. You cannot face the board or presentation when speaking. You must face the class, and speak loud enough for all to hear. (5 pts.)
Make sure all names are on the presentation visual (first AND last) as well as what period you are in.
Please see the document below for your essay description and requirements:
YES! Project number 1. You know we run a 4x4 block and that means we hit the ground running because we don't have much time to get everything done that we need to get done! So, here we are starting project number 1 on day number 1. Below you will find the requirements of the first project:
You need to create a 1-3 minute presentation about who you are. Include the following information.
Your presentation should include at least one image per slide. This could be images of what you are talking about or it could be an image that relates to what you are talking about.