Number the Stars Novel Unit Plan by Lois Lowry
Number the Stars is a perfect novel unit to integrate reading comprehension and history. This unit plan for Number the Stars gives you detailed, daily lesson plans, complete with chapter vocabulary, questions, and activities; Before, During and After Reading ideas; a student journal to copy for each student; and a symbolism project,making it the perfect teaching companion for Number the Stars. This was designed to help you save time and shine by teaching a stellar unit!
Reading Comprehension topics:
1. Making Predictions
2. Identifying Story Elements
3. Interpreting and Supporting Theme
4. Character Analysis, Compare/Contrast
5. Supporting Ideas with Text
6. Making Connections with the Text
7. Making Generalizations
9. Drawing Conclusions
10. Evaluating Characters Thoughts and Actions
Novel unit plans includes a middle of the book assessment and an end of the book assessment (answer keys included) for Number the Stars. Student journal pages give you the option of taking grades for different skills. The included chapter comprehension questions do not have an answer key, as the questions are designed in a short answer format and can have a variety of answers. These are great for reading checks, reading guides, and literature circle discussion points.
Number the Stars unit plans wrap up with a student project on symbolism. Students create a Tab Booklet to show the different symbols in the book, what they mean, and how the characters interact with the symbols. A project rubric is included, too.
What more do you need? Teach Number the Stars with confidence that your students will enjoy this novel as they stretch their brains to comprehend texts and support their ideas.
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