Elie Wiesel Night Vocabulary

Updated: 8/7/2018
Elie Wiesel Night Vocabulary
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Night by Elie Wiesel

Night by Elie Wiesel

Lesson Plans by Rebecca Ray

Night by Elie Wiesel is an autobiographical story, told by Wiesel, depicting his life and journey through the Holocaust as a young boy. In his memoir, he discusses growing up as a devout Jewish boy, and continues the novel through his time spent in Auschwitz, a notorious Nazi concentration camp. The novel ends with his liberation and briefly touches upon his life at the end of WWII.


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Elie Wiesel Night Vocabulary- Night Elie Wiesel lesson plan graphic organizer

Storyboard Text

  • Beadle
  • Penury
  • Expulsion
  • Ricky, you're expelled!
  • A minor official in the church who serves a ceremonial function
  • Extreme poverty
  • The act of forcing someone or something out
  • Liberate
  • I'm free!
  • Mysticism
  • To set free or release
  • A religious practice which believes that through prayer and thought, a person can gain spiritual truth