Guiding Questions

Thematic
•    What is political power and how is it used and abused?
•    How does political power differ from individual and community power?
•    What are human responses to extremism? oppression?
•    What does political power look like?

Holocaust Unit
•    Why study the Holocaust?
•    Why study one person’s personal experience with the Holocaust?
•    What does the Holocaust mean to us today?

Reading comprehension
•    How do I use strategies to read for meaning?

Literature
•    How does literature help us understand history and world events?

Writing
•    What methods do authors use in research?
•    How do I compare and contrast information in articles?

Speaking & listening
•    How do groups work together to manage small projects?