Day 5

The Wave Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Warning Signs

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion

    Objective:

    Students will draw a relationship between historical events and events that occurred within the novel.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.9-10.1

    Structure:

    This entire activity may be done with the full class, or you may break them into small groups before reconvening for a wrap-up discussion. Either way, point students to this article, which lists the 12 early signs of a fascist government, which is displayed in the U.S. Holocaust Museum:

    http://washingtonmonthly.com/2017/01/31/the-12-early-warning-signs-of-fascism/

    Have students go through the list and find examples in the text of these signs....

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