World War II and The Holocaust 8th Grade ELA
Background Information - WWII http://www.flocabulary.com/world-war-ii/
Background Information - Holocaust http://www.brainpop.com/socialstudies/worldhistory/holocaust/
The Holocaust By Susanna Davidson
Chapter 1 – What Was the Holocaust Reader’s Task – Annotate this chapter to find the main idea. Write notes in the margins in your own words. Hey, Biebs. Can you help us understand main idea?
Chapter 2 - Hatred • Reader’s Task – Annotate this chapter. Write notes in the margins in your own words. • One of the key parts of annotating is making • inferences. Let’s learn to “read between the lines”.
Chapter 3 – The Rise of the Nazis • Reader’s Task – Highlight major claims. Underline supporting evidence. • Hey, wait! That sounds a lot like finding the main idea. Let’s take a look!
Chapter 4 – The World at War • Reader’s Task – Summarize each paragraph in the margins. • You know who is a good summarizer…Oprah!
Chapter 5 – The Business of Death • Reader’s Task – Highlight evidence that supports the author’s purpose. • Finding the author’s purpose is as easy as PIE!
Chapter 6 – Fighting Back • Reader’s Task – Highlight topic sentences. Underline transition words and phrases between paragraphs.
Chapter 7 –The Killing Continues • Reader’s Task – Annotate this chapter.