After watching the video, I want you to write a short reflection. What are your thoughts about the video? Do you agree or disagree? Why?
Directions: 1. Complete the Anticipation Guide 2. I will show you the slideshow presentation. 3. After you read the slide, go stand in the part of the room that has the poster that shares your belief.
As you skim through the article, look for the answers to the questions below. Write the answers to the questions in your Spiral Notebook.
Introductory Article Questions
What was Remarque’s participation in the war? What did he, personally, experience?
Generally, describe the causes of World War I.
Why do you think the war created a “groundswell of patriotism” within involved nations?
What’s a “no-man’s land”? What set WWI apart from earlier wars?
What was a soldier’s daily life like during World War I?
According to the article, what’s one central focus of All Quiet?
Who’s Kantorek? What does he represent in the novel?
Describe life on the homefront during WWI.
Where did Remarque get his inspiration for All Quiet?
What’s the “lost generation”? In what sense were they “lost”?
Describe the initial German reaction to All Quiet. How have readers worldwide since come to view the novel?
Go to Google Classroom for the videos if you can't see them below. For the 1st Video, just take notes on things that your think are important. For the 2nd video, write down all the questions and answers from the video.