Number the Stars Novel Study

Number the Stars Novel Study
Number the Stars Novel Study
Number the Stars Novel Study
Number the Stars Novel Study
Number the Stars Novel Study
Number the Stars Novel Study
Number the Stars Novel Study
Number the Stars Novel Study
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The history of World War II comes alive in this novel study for Number the Stars by Lois Lowry. This novel study is Common Core aligned, easy prep, and differentiated with lots of rigorous and fun close reading and vocabulary worksheets, graphic organizers and vocabulary games! Number the Stars is a wonderful novel for teaching theme and character. This book unit includes 35 student pages, plus teacher pages and answer keys.

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Reading level: Lexile – 670L, Guided Reading Level “U”
Genre: Historical Fiction

Summary: Annemarie Johansen and Ellen Rosen are ten-year old best friends living in Copenhagen during the Nazi occupation of Denmark in World War II. Their families are faced with hardship and danger as they try to escape Nazi persecution and help the Jewish people to the safety of Sweden. Annemarie shows great courage as she saves her friends and she learns that even ordinary people can be brave.

This novel study is divided into the following easy to use packets:
Teacher Packet
• Novel Summary
• Novel Study Overview
• Rubric
• Daily Progress Checklist
• Directions for Preparation and Teaching

Student Packet includes:
Before Reading
• Personalized cover for student novel study packets
• Take a Look - Preview questions to create interest
• People, Places and Things to Know (photos and definitions)

During Reading
• Reading Log
• Story Vocabulary Worksheets - 18 words
Story Understanding - 34 questions including:
• What’s Happening? - comprehension check of story details
• Digging Deeper – critical thinking questions
After Reading
• Main Idea (illustrate and name novel chapters with main idea and details)
• Research It (Thor, the Norse God of Thunder)
• Visualize It (illustrating a passage using visual language details)
• Quote It (inferring meaning from a quote)
• Map It (identifying important countries in this story)
• Learn from It (theme and lesson of the story)
• Identify It (Who, What, Where, When, Why - story details)
• Plot It (rising and falling action, climax, resolution)
• Cause and Effect
• Compare / Contrast (Fairy Tale and Reality)

Vocabulary Activities Packet:
Vocabulary “Hot Seat” game page
18 novel study vocabulary word cards
18 novel study definition cards

Answer Key Packet

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Total Pages
54 pages
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