In this excerpt from his Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech, Elie Wiesel reminds the audience of the “urgent importance of the Holocaust and the evil drove it and casts those who would remain silent in the role of the perpetrator." (Prentice Hall Timeless Voices, Timeless Themes, 2002)
This lesson was created as part of the Anthology Alignment Project
, during which teachers created CCSS-aligned lessons for existing literary and information texts in anthologies. All page numbers and unit/week designations found in this lesson relate to the edition of the anthology named above. If you are using a trade book or different edition of this title, the page/unit/week references in this lesson will not match. Consult the content referenced in the body of the lesson to determine appropriate page numbers for your text.