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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.
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.
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. They explain the concepts of: food rationing and why it is emphasized.
In this online interactive literature learning exercise, students respond to 8 short answer and essay questions about Lois Lowry's Number the Stars. Students may check some of their answers online.
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.
For 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.
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.
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about Lois Lowry's Number the Stars. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
For this reading worksheet, learners examine the theme of bravery in Lois Lowry's novel Number the Stars. Students answer 10 questions about bravery in the book and the brave actions of the characters.
In this historical connections instructional activity, students jot down, from ten different pages from the novel Number The Stars, what has and is occurring that are part of the history of Denmark during World War I.
In this language arts worksheet, students explore the theme of truthfulness and lying in Lois Lowry's novel Number the Stars. Students answer 4 essay questions.
In this Language Arts worksheet, students read a quote from the book Number the Stars about Ellen's necklace. Students also read a description of the meaning of the Star of David.
In 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.
In this Language Arts instructional activity, students find 26 words or expressions from the novel Number the Stars. Each word or expression must begin with a different letter of the alphabet.
In this Language Arts worksheet, students read a quote from Number the Stars about a swastika. Students also read a history of how the swastika was once a symbol of peace.
In this Number the Stars comprehension check worksheet, students respond to 25 short answer question pertaining to chapters 16 through the afterword of Number the Stars by Lois Lowry.
In this reading response worksheet, learners 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..."
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.
In this Language Arts worksheet, students 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.
In this Language Arts worksheet, students answer three questions about the theme of man's inhumanity to man in the novel Number the Stars. Students also discuss two questions in a group.