Jars of Hope by Jennifer Roy Picture Book Activities | Irena Sendler

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th
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20 pages
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Book activities about Irena Sendler, to go with the book Jars of Hope: How One Woman Helped Save 2,500 Children During the Holocaust by Jennifer Roy. Irena Sendler rescued 2,500 Jewish children during the Holocaust. Her story is great for introducing children to the Holocaust.

This study has 19 pages plus an answer key.


  • What I Know About the Holocaust
  • Pre-Reading Questions
  • Summary
  • Book Review
  • Comprehension Quiz


  • Introduction to the Holocaust and the Warsaw Ghetto
  • Irena Sendler Paragraph
  • The Life of Irena Sendler fill in the blank questions
  • Traits of Irena Sendler
  • All About Poland (2 pages)


  • Jars of Hope
  • I Am Courageous
  • I Am Kind
  • Word Search
  • Coloring Page

NOTE: I also have a book study for Irena Sendler and the Children of the Warsaw Ghetto which includes the same activities but is edited to fit that book.

Total Pages
20 pages
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