THIS IS A TEACHER'S GUIDE TO THE NOVEL. THE GUIDE HAS ANALYSIS AND DISCUSSION STARTERS FOR EACH CHAPTER OF THE BOOK. I HAVE USED THIS IN MY CLASS TO COMPLEMENT COMPREHENSION QUESTIONS AND TO GET STUDENTS TO PARTICIPATE.
The Cellist of Sarajevo lesson plans contain a variety of teaching materials that cater to all learning styles. Inside you'll find 30 Daily Lessons, 20 Fun Activities, 180 Multiple Choice Questions, 60 Short Essay Questions, 20 Essay Questions, Quizzes/Homework Assignments, Tests, and more. The less
Getting students to complete a cloze activity is an important strategy in supporting and developing their reading comprehension skills. In this cloze activity, analytical paragraphs looking at The Cellist of Sarajevo's first chapter allow students to carefully orientate themselves with the time, pla
This activity focuses on the characters of Dragan, Kenan and Raza. What can they tell the reader about their views on the siege and the conflict in Sarajevo? Get students to do a close reading of the text and pick up on the gaps and silences to make their character 'speak out.'These notes and activi
Writing before speaking is an important strategy to supporting students in focused and directed explanation of their ideas.
This classroom activity provides a list of prompt words from the novel Cello of Sarajevo for teachers to provide to their students at the start of this unit. It tests their ba
This Guide Includes: Rationale for UseEssential Questions for TeachingBook InformationGood to Know - Historical ContextContent Guide (includes specific indicators/page numbers/summary of the following areas): LanguageSexual ContentViolenceEducational ContentPositive MessagesRole Models/Representatio
Think-pair-share and discuss the characters of Kenan and Mrs Ristovski using the prompts. Also work on the Kenan's Water Journey Challenge.Fill in a Music Mood Activity for Sarajevo.Read with students on the background to the siege in Sarajevo.
This activity is a character deconstruction pack that connects directly with Chapter One in Steven Galloway's The Cellist of Sarajevo. Three sample analytical paragraphs that connect to the vocabulary and discussion activity are provided in this pack. It also gets students to work with close readin
Detailed reading of Chapter Two in The Cellist of Sarajevo provides opportunity to think about trauma and the loss of identity that the long siege causes.This great resources offers some key discussion questions and some focused analytical cloze activities to hone in on critical thinking and attenti
A short reading for students on some of the background issues to the Bosnian War. There is a passage included on Arrow - a key character of The Cellist of Sarajevo.Use this document to prompt students to research key figures and concepts connected to the 1992-1995 conflict. Key concepts and figures
I taught The Cellist of Sarajevo to a university level grade 11 class (although you can use this resource with any secondary class). Packet contains chapter questions, literary significance quotes, a unit test, and answer keys. All files are Docx files. All files are editable. Page numbers refer to
Help students choose novels for independent reading with this activity. Great to use at the beginning of the school year, this activity uses a strategy called IRA in which students evaluate their book choices by interest, readability, and appropriateness. This resource also includes a post-reading a