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ENGLISH 10

Name: …………………………………………………………… Date: …………………………..


Grade Level and Section: ………………………………………

General Directions: Read and understand each of the items and instructions very carefully before
answering.

I. Read and understand the selection First They Came for the Jews by Martin Niemholler; make
sure to read about the events that took place during World War II and the Holocaust; and
answer the following:

a. Despite being German, what made Martin Niemholler decide to speak against the crimes of
the Nazis and oppose their policies? Judging by historical events, how awful was it back
then during the Holocaust?

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b. What is Political Poetry? How is it helpful in making people understand current political
situations?

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c. Deepen your understanding of political poetry by separating details PRESENT in the


selection. What does the diagram tell you about politics and personal life?

Details in the
selection related to
Politics

Details in the
selection related to
your personal life

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II. Implied Emotions are feelings not directly shown in a piece of literary work. It is a method in
which the author does not mention anything about the persona’s feelings but the audience are
made aware of them through the author’s word choice and work’s structure.

Use the Implied Emotion chart to study and reveal feelings in Martin Niemholler’s poem, First
They Came for the Jews

What the narrator/persona must


be feeling while reporting this
event

Passage, line, or stanza from the


poem Why the author decided to
include this event

What you felt when you imagined


the event

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Use the Implied Emotion chart to study and reveal feelings in the movie, Freedom Writers

What the lead actress must be


feeling while acting this scene

Scene from the movie Why the director decided to


include this scene

What you felt when you watched


this scene