Number the Stars Novel Study: Digital + Printable Book Unit: skills & activities

Gay Miller
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Description

Choose between printable activities or go paperless with digital resources that are compatible with Google Classroom. This comprehensive unit includes vocabulary practice, comprehension quizzes, constructed response writing prompts with organizers for planning, and language arts lessons.

Be sure to check out all three versions of the Number the Stars Book Unit to determine which best fits your teaching needs and style.

Version #1 -- Number the Stars [Lois Lowry] Google Digital + Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version + interactive quizzes + Google Digital Slides.)

Version #2 -- Number the Stars [Lois Lowry] Printable Book Unit (This product contains the entire printable version.)

Version #3 -- Number the Stars [Lois Lowry] Abridged Printable Book Unit (This version contains vocabulary practice, comprehension questions, and constructed response writing.)

Where to Find Digital Resources

Multiple-choice, matching, and other question-types that can be graded by a machine were created using Boom Learning. Open-ended questions that require students to write paragraphs, games, and organizers were created using Google Slides.

Digital Activities for Google Slides

Open-ended questions such as constructed response questions and skill lessons are provided through Google Slides.

  • 17 Constructed Response Writing Questions
  • Comma Rules Organizer
  • Figurative Language

Online Quizzes Created with Hot Potatoes

  • Password for Interactive Quizzes

Digital Task Cards hosted by Boom Learning

Multiple-choice, matching, etc. type questions are provided through Boom Learning. Vocabulary practice, comprehension quizzes, and context clues practice have been created using Boom Learning.

  • Vocabulary and Comprehension Decks for each Two Chapters

[These are the same questions as those created with Hot Potatoes.]

The printable resource includes the following:

Vocabulary

• Vocabulary List (17 focus words)

• Vocabulary Bookmarks

• Vocabulary Word Cards

• Vocabulary Practice Booklet (12-page booklet)

• Vocabulary Test

Comprehension and Writing

A comprehension quiz is included for every two chapters which includes:

• multiple choice questions which require students to recall details from the chapters

• multiple-choice higher-level thinking questions such as sequencing, main idea, plot development, summary, drawing conclusions, inference, predicting, theme, understanding vocabulary, interpreting literary devices, etc.

17 Constructed Response Questions with Graphic Organizers

Skill Practice

o Lesson 1 Commas in Addresses and Words in a Series

o Lesson 2 Commas in Quotations and Interjections

o Lesson 3 Commas with Conjunctions

o Lesson 4 Commas with Questions and Introductory Elements

o Lesson 5 Commas with Appositives and in Address

o Lesson 6 Similes and Metaphors

o Lesson 7 Personification

o Lesson 8 Idioms

o Lesson 9 Adages and Proverbs

Activities to Do with the Book (Study Topics)

o Map Activities

o Rosh Hashanah

o Star of David

o Holocaust

o Thor

o Typhus

o Working Dogs

o Holocaust Facts

o Little Red Riding Hood

Answer keys for each practice page are included.

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Total Pages
255 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Determine a theme of a story, drama, or poem from details in the text; summarize the text.
Describe in depth a character, setting, or event in a story or drama, drawing on specific details in the text (e.g., a character’s thoughts, words, or actions).
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including those that allude to significant characters found in mythology (e.g., Herculean).
Explain major differences between poems, drama, and prose, and refer to the structural elements of poems (e.g., verse, rhythm, meter) and drama (e.g., casts of characters, settings, descriptions, dialogue, stage directions) when writing or speaking about a text.

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