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Prior to, during, and after reading Night by Elie Wiesel students will participate in discussions and activities which will help them recognize how tension can be created and imagine how tensions became ignited during the Holocaust. Students will become personally invested in retracing Elie and his father’s steps throughout the Holocaust.

Students will be able to make worldwide connections about Antisemitism and the Tree of Life massacre. Finally, students will invest their time in creating a whole school activity to try and eliminate hate.


Suggested Technology: Computer for Presenter, Projector, Laptops for Students, Internet Connection.

Instructional Time: 4 hours.


  • Ateret Cope
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The following lesson plan was written as part of Classrooms Without Borders' Call for Lesson Plans about antisemitism and hate, in commemoration of the shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh.

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