Number the Stars Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide, Complete Teacher Unit

Number the Stars Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide, Complete Teacher Unit
Number the Stars Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide, Complete Teacher Unit
Number the Stars Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide, Complete Teacher Unit
Number the Stars Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide, Complete Teacher Unit
Number the Stars Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide, Complete Teacher Unit
Number the Stars Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide, Complete Teacher Unit
Number the Stars Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide, Complete Teacher Unit
Number the Stars Common Core Aligned Teaching Guide, Complete Teacher Unit
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Number the Stars, Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

This Literature Guide for Number the Stars by Lois Lowry has been written to focus on time-tested best practices for teaching, and is fully aligned to the Common Core State Standards, the NCTE/IRA English Language Arts Standards, and the Texas TEKS for grades 5 and 6. Recommended for whole class novel study, but can also be used for small groups, book clubs, literature groups, etc. 123 pages

This Number the Stars Literature Guide has the rigor you are looking for, while helping your students enjoy the story itself. Your students will walk away with a love, enjoyment and understanding of the literature and a grasp of the skills required for state and national testing.

Includes:
•List of Pre-Reading Ideas and Activities
•Comprehension and Analysis Questions located throughout
•Post-Reading and Extension Ideas
•Essay and Writing Prompts
•Note-Taking and Summarizing Guide
•Anticipation/Reaction Activity: What is Bravery?
•Pre-Reading Activity: Sorting Literature into Genres (RL 5.10; RL 6.9, RL 6.10)
•Informational Focus: Historical Context – Hitler’s Plan, followed by CCSS-aligned Comprehension Check questions (RI.5.1, RI.5.8, RI.5.10; RI.6.1, RI.6.3, RI.6.10)
•Informational Focus: The Star of David followed by CCSS-aligned Comprehension Check questions (RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.10; RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.7, RI.6.10)
•Author Biography: Lois Lowry, followed by corresponding CCSS-aligned Comprehension Check questions (RI.5.1, RI.5.2, RI.5.8; RI.6.1, RI.6.2, RI.6.8)
•Vocabulary Lists: one with, and one without definitions (L.5.6; L.6.6)
•Allusions and Terminology (L.5.6; L.6.6)

CCSS Reading: Literature Focus activities and lessons, including
•Fact vs. Fiction (RL 5.2; RL 6.2)
•Setting (RL.5.3; RL.6.3)
•Character Compare & Contrast (RL.5.3)
•Figurative Language (RL.5.4, L.5.5.A; RL.6.4, L.6.5.A)
•Using Textual Evidence (RL.5.1; RL.6.1)
•Point of View (RL 5.6, RL.6.6)
•Theme (RL 5.2; RL 6.2)

CCSS Writing Focus activities and lessons, including
•Stating Your Opinion and Gathering Details (W.5.1.A, W.5.1.B; W.6.1.A, W.6.1.B)
•The Introduction & Organization (W.5.2.A, W.5.2.C: W.6.2.A, W.6.2.C)
•Conclusions and Revisions (W.5.1.D, W.5.10; W.6.1.E, W.6.10)
•Researching New Questions (W.5.2, W.5.2.B, W.5.7, W.5.8; W.6.5, W.6.2.B, W.6.7, W.6.8)
•Drawing Conclusions from Research (W.5.2, W.5.2.B, W.5.7, W.5.8; W.6.2, W.6.2.B, W.6.7)
•Putting Your Research Together (W.5.2, W.5.2A, W.5.2B, W.5.7, W.5.8, W.5.10; W.6.2, W.6.2.B, W.6.7, W.6.10).

CCSS Language Focus activities and lessons, including
•Commas (L.5.2.A-C; L 6.2)
•The Function of Conjunctions (L.5.1.A, L.5.1.E)
•Pronouns (L.6.1A-C)
•Perfect Tense (L.5.1.B)
•Misused Verbs – Lay and Lie (L 5.1D)
•Vocabulary Acquisition and Use (L.5.4.A-C; L.6.4.A-C)
•Complete Answer Key
•Common Core Alignment Documentation for this Literature Guide to Grades 5 and 6 CCSS

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