From the reading of Ch. 3 of Night.
- Read the Holocaust Encyclopedia entry on Dr. Mengelehttp://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007060.
- Take notes on Wiesel’s description of Auschwitz, his treatment, the different personalities of various guards, kapos, and policemen.
- Make predictions on the fate of Wiesel’s family based on the details in Ch. 3, Wiesel’s tone, and the historical context.
- Conduct research on Auschwitz, the concentration camp Eliezer is taken to with his father. Evaluate the reliability of your source. Then find at least 3 descriptions of the camp and compare them to the descriptions given by Wiesel in Ch. 3.