Teaching Night

Connect your students to the historical context of Elie Wiesel's painful journey during the Holocaust.


Lead students through a reading of Night that promotes their literacy skills, deepens their historical understanding of the Holocaust, and fosters social-emotional competencies like empathy. Our guide to the memoir offers classroom-ready activities and a rich collection of media that take students on an exploration of these central questions:

How is our identity shaped and reshaped by the circumstances we encounter? How do tragedy and trauma influence an individual’s identity and choices?

Start transforming the way you teach Night by downloading our free guide today or ordering copies for your classroom.

Engage students in this history with our videos and photographs, multimedia timeline, and teaching strategies. 

Learn about our ELA resources designed to help you teach powerful memoirs from challenging moments in history. 

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Everything you need to get started teaching your students about racism, antisemitism and prejudice.