Students will consider Dr. Fisch’s challenge to live lives of
value and worth.
- Students will read Dr. Fisch’s challenging conclusion in Light
From the Yellow Star.
- Students will write about ways they are working toward that goal.
Conclude, humanitarian, compassionate, brutality, principles,
inventory, suppressor, inhumane
Read page 36 of Light From the Yellow Star. Dr. Fisch says,
"When we reach the end of our days and make an inventory of our
action, we should conclude: ‘I did the right thing—for myself and
for others. My time was spent well and my life has been valuable and
Write about a choice you have made that will allow you to say that.
- Describe the situation, who was involved?
- What were your choices?
- What made you make the choice you did?
- What happened after you made your choice?
Hand your piece in or (if you are comfortable) read it to the
class. Listen as others read about those they have their choices.
- What do you think makes a life valuable and worthwhile?
- Why is it often so hard to make good choices?
- Which do you think is more powerful, words or actions? Explain