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Number the Stars Reading Discussion Questions Common Core

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Number the Stars Reading Discussion Questions
Reading Common Core Standards: 1,3,6

Attached are over 40 reading discussion questions that you can use with the novel Number the Stars by Lois Lowry. These questions are open-ended and require students to use higher level thinking on Bloom's Taxonomy. Many of the questions put the students in the situations of the main characters. The questions are broken down by chapters.

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These are basic questions that work for checking if the chapter was read. It does contain grammatical errors and awkward wording.
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On  May 9, 2013Wise Guys answered:
We have answers to our comprehension guide questions but not the discussion questions as they are more open ended. Thanks for the question. Wise Guys
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Number the Stars Reading Discussion Questions Common Core