Retelling Our History

Your Task: To connect the themes in Elie Wiesel’s Night to other representations of the Holocaust. You will do this by analyzing one artistic representation (such as a painting or song) and one written representation (poem, fiction, or non-fiction) to find a common theme.

Retelling-our-History_Project-Directions-2016 –  Rubric for Night Research Paper – Big6 Research PacketResearch Matrix

Art from the Holocaust




Career Information

Step 1. Finding a Career that Suits Your Personality

O*Net Skills Search– Want to take another stab at matching your skills (including those you plan to acquire) with a career?  This site provides a simple checklist of skills (divided into six categories like basic skills, social skills, and technical skills).  Complete the checklist, click “Go”, and see if any of the resulting careers interest you.

Has anyone ever said to you, “With your personality, you should be a (career name)”?  What exactly IS your personality?  It might be interesting to gain more insight into this topic as you ponder your future.  By registering on this site with your name and email address, you can take the Keirsey Temperament Sorter II

You can complete a similar profile called the Jung Typology Test to learn your specific personality type. Once you know your Jung type you can use is to find additional career information. For example, googling “ENFJ careers”

The Personality Project – This site provides a wealth of information about personality and includes a different type of personality profile called “The Big 5” which is part of a research project at Northwestern University.  If you are over 14 and would like to participate in the study (it is anonymous), then click on “Big 5 Personality Test” at the top left.

Step 2. Finding Comprehensive Career Information

Virginia Career View – On this site from the Virginia Department of Education you can do quick search on the main page or go to the “students” page.

Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) – From the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, this site provides up-to-date information on careers, including job outlook and expected earnings.  Check the “Sources of Additional Information” section of specific careers to find links to professional organizations in that field.

Career OneStop– A collaborative project from the Departments of Labor and Education, this site provides much of the data from the OOH, but with a more streamlined format and features designed specifically for high school students.  Check out the “Hot Careers” section and the link to career videos (videos require Real Player).

Step 3.  Create a resume and cover letter to add to your career paper.

Mock Resume Instructions. Sample Resume. Sample Resume 2

Mock Cover Letter Instructions.Sample cover letter.

Destiny Discover

Destiny Discover

Your source for e-books and digital audio books

Getting started:  

  • Use Chrome as your browser. You MUST be connected to the internet to check out and download books.

  • Go to Destiny Discover and bookmark it.

  • You will be asked to enter your HCPS username and password.


            UN hcps-username

            PW **** (your four digits)



           UN emailusername

           PW **** (the last four digits of your Employee ID)

Using Destiny Discover




Destiny Discover url =

  • HINT! If you are planning to read or listen to the books on your phone, it’s easier to find and check out books on your laptop and then sync your checkouts and download the books within the Destiny Discover smartphone App. You can find and check out books within the App, but it’s much more difficult to navigate than the website.