NUMBER THE STARS Unit Teaching Package (by Lois Lowry)
: NUMBER THE STARS by Lois Lowry
: 5th - 9th
: 170+ slides/pages in lesson plan unit
Pacing Guide and Answer Keys included
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LITERATURE PLAN CONTENTS:
* Suggested timeline of how a teacher could plan out the unit.
* Detailed explanations of the goals of each activity and how to conduct the activities in the classroom.
··· Intro Notes PowerPoint
- background into what was happening in the world around Annemarie Johansen and her family
- 21-slide PowerPoint
··· Google Earth Introduction Tour
- The Østerbrogade shopping strip, Hillerød and Nørrebro bombing locations, Amalienborg Castle, and all of AnneMarie's train ride up to visit Uncle Henrik...and many of the 22 locations zoomed in to the 3D street view. It's rockin awesome.
- 22-location 3D tour across Europe
··· KWL Organizer Chart for Notetaking
- notetaking tool of what they "K"now, "W"ant to know, & "L"earned
- 1-page handout
··· Plot Chart Organizer Diagram Arc
- organize the 6 parts of the plot
- 1-page organizer
··· Conflict Graphic Organizer - 6 Types of Conflict
- Students analyze the 6 different types of conflict in stories
- 1-page organizer
··· Character Organizer
- analyze the main characters using novel quotes
- 11-page organizer
··· Journal - Quickwrite Writing Prompts - PowerPoint
- 1/2 writing assignments to spur much deeper conversational thinking
- 28-question PowerPoint
··· Figurative Language Instructional PowerPoint
- We set out to make the most helpful, most compelling, most graphically attractive teaching resource for you to introduce your learners to all the various figurative language. This 70+ slide PowerPoint will help you introduce how every many you need to teach your level of learners.
··· Figurative Language Worksheet
- analyze and complete 27 figures of speech specific to the novel
- 3-page worksheet
- Similes, Metaphors, Idioms, Hyperboles, Analogies, Personification, Onomatopoeia, Puns, Irony
··· Vocabulary List and Quiz Assessment
- 60 vocabulary words from the novel
- one 60-question quiz and two 30-question quizzes
- 12-page Bundle includes list of words, quiz, and answer key
··· Essay and Speech
- 4 response to literature essay options for students to choose from; optional delivery of essay as a speech
- Includes essay topics and speech grading rubrics
- 6-page bundle
··· Little Red Riding Hood Activity
- read the original fairy tale and compare to Annemarie's journey
- 3-page activity
··· Video Interview w/ Lois Lowry
- 2-minute video
*** 170+ pages / slides total in lesson plan unit ***
NOTE: Every PowerPoint includes both the PowerPoint Show and the customizable .ppt file.
Enjoy Number the Stars! And remember, only the fairy tales remain the same.
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