- Discuss the symbolism behind the animal choices in Maus. Complete the "Maus as Fable" handout.
- HW - Complete extended reponse on aforementioned handout; Read Chapter 3 of Maus.
Tuesday - Discussion of themes and elements from Chapters 1-3 of Maus.
- Share extended responses from handout, discussing Spiegelman's treatment of the Holocaust
- Complete Study Guide questions for Chapters 1-3
- Read Maus Chapter 4
Wednesday - Writer's Notebook - "Could something like the Holocaust happen again today? Have similar events happened since WWII? What has caused or incited genocide historically?"
- Watch Spiegelman interview.
- Discuss Ch.4
- HW - Read Chapter 5 .
Thursday - Computer Lab
- NewsELA usage in Computer Lab.
- Find an article that ties into the themes from Maus
Friday - Writer's Notebook - "Friday Freewrite!"
- Maus compare and contrast with Night
- Vocab Quiz will be on the Tuesday we return from break.
- Have a great break!!