Number the Stars
Students work in small groups to define words of war and relate them to occupation and resistance. Words such as surrender, sabotage, persecution, swastika, relocation, rationing, and curfew are discussed and defined.
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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...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
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...
7th - 9th English Language Arts
Lessons from the Holocaust
Connect global examples of attempted genocide with a well-designed social studies instructional activity. It includes an excellent informational text with background information on the Holocaust, as well as worksheets, book report...
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Comprehension: Vocabulary - Wonderful Words
While reading Chapter 8 of Number the Stars, learners write down any words they encounter in their reading that they find interesting, strange, or confusing. They record why they chose each word, and after completing the reading...
5th - 8th English Language Arts