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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 114 Views 100 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Vocabulary Strategy for Number the Stars
After reading Number the Stars, told from the point of view of Annemarie Johansen, encourage your class to review some of the new vocabulary by completing this crossword puzzle. Fifteen definitions are presented, and learners must identify the word that each describes.
7th - 9th Language Arts 7 Views 28 Downloads
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 10 Views 59 Downloads
Found Poem: Number the Stars
It's easy to write a found poem! First, select a passage about 50-100 words in length. Then, select only the strong, visual language. Now you're ready to write your found poem: simply string the words together adding (at most) two of your own.
7th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Introducing "Number the Stars"
Prepare your class to read Number the Stars, by Lois Lowry, with these prereading activities. This resource lists three ideas to ready your readers. Learners explore the historical context, connect to the book, and preview the book.
6th - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 38 Downloads
Number the Stars
Students explore discrimination against Jewish people in World War II. In this world history and historical fiction novel study lesson plan, 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 40 Views 196 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 50 Views 171 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 18 Views 115 Downloads
Students interview a hero. In this heroes lesson plan, students read Number the Stars to begin a discussion about heroes and then create mind maps on each character. Students pick a local hero and interview them and then write a personal reflection.
5th - 10th Language Arts 3 Views 30 Downloads
The Battle for Ultimate Power
Learners gain an understanding of how the powers of 10 and scientific notation can be used to represent the scale of things in the universe. They relate the number of stars in the universe to the number of grains of sand on Earth's beaches.
6th - 8th Math 11 Views 73 Downloads