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Number the Stars
Students explore discrimination against Jewish people in World War II. In this world history and historical fiction novel study lesson, students read Number the Stars over five days. Students define vocabulary words and use comprehension strategies such as making inferences, summarizing, and making text to text and text to world connections followed by group discussion of the text.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 36 Views 191 Downloads
Lessons from the Holocaust
This lesson plan includes an excellent informational text with background information on the Holocaust, as well as worksheets, book report guidelines, and discussion questions on Lois Lowry's Number the Stars. There is also an extension lesson relating the atrocity of the Holocaust to the modern conflict in Africa between the Sudanese government and African tribes.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 102 Views 93 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Number the Stars
Eighth graders activate prior knowledge concerning Number the Stars by answering quesions. They collect different material regarding Denmark and its flag from different sources. Students create their own personal flags and compare its components with the Danish flag.
8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 58 Downloads
Number the Stars-Figurative Language
Sixth graders read the novel Number The Stars by Lois Lowry with focus on figurative language. They create a Word Document and then use Paint to demonstrate their knowledge of similes and metaphors from the text of the novel Number the Stars.
6th Language Arts 26 Views 111 Downloads
Standards Focus: Conflict, Number the Stars
In this Number the Stars worksheet, students examine internal and external conflict as they complete a graphic organizer identifying conflicts as internal or external along with their justification for doing so. In addition, students respond to 4 short answer questions regarding conflict in Lois Lowry's Number the Stars.
6th - 10th Language Arts 15 Views 111 Downloads
The Holocaust: An Introduction for Children (To Be Used with Number the Stars)
In this literature and history worksheet, students prepare to read the novel by Lois Lowry Number the Stars. Students read the history behind the Nazi occupation of Denmark and the arrest of the Jews there. This is a 10 page historical account of the Holocaust events with photographs from WW1.
5th - 6th Language Arts 45 Views 164 Downloads
Number the Stars The Holocaust
For this social studies worksheet, students read a brief history of the Holocaust and its connection to Number the Stars. Students read about when Hitler came to power, concentration camps, and people who helped rescue Jews.
6th - 7th Language Arts 25 Views 16 Downloads
Number the Stars: My Response to the Novel
In this reading response worksheet, students write their feelings about the novel Number the Stars by Lois Lowry. Students complete separate paragraphs which begin " I wish, I wonder, I hope, I believe, I am thankful that..."
4th - 5th Language Arts 7 Views 31 Downloads
Number the Stars Geography
In this geography and literature worksheet, students explore the location of the 3 countries mentioned repeatedly in Lois Lowry's novel Number the Stars. Students color the countries on a map of Europe and create a key to match the colors with the names.
4th - 5th Language Arts 3 Views 29 Downloads
Number the Stars Activities
In this Language Arts activity, learners participate in a variety of activities related to the novel Number the Stars. For example, students write a list of words form the book in alphabetical order and complete a star-shaped word search.
5th - 6th Language Arts 11 Views 13 Downloads