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Digital Resource - Number the Stars, a 200 page/slide Common-Core aligned Complete Literature Guide for the novel by Lois Lowry. It can be used with or without Google Drive. This novel study teaching unit has everything that you will need to teach and assess the novel. This guide can be used as a Print and Go with 150 pages of activities, but also has chapter questions from ALL 17 chapters through 36 Google Docs, chapter activities and grammar activities through 60 interactive, movable Google Slides, and online, self-grading quizzes and tests through Socrative.com. ALL ANSWER KEYS ARE INCLUDED.
Included with the Digital Resources in this Guide:
Number the Stars Interactive Notebook - Digital for Google Classroom
Vocabulary through Quizlet.com
Chapter Questions for All Seventeen Chapters through Google Docs (36 Full Google Doc Pages to Fill in!)
Colorful Chapter by Chapter Activities through Interactive Google Slides with Movable Parts (20 colorful, movable slides for the chapter activities)
Self-Grading Digital Tests Through Socrative:
Vocabulary Quiz - 10 Questions
Chapters 1 - 4 Quiz - 15 questions
Chapters 5 - 8 Quiz - 20 questions
Chapters 9 - 12 Quiz - 12 questions
Chapters 13 - 17 Quiz - 20 questions
Number the Stars Test (Final Test) - 35 Questions
Grammar Interactive Notebook through Google Slides with Movable Parts (Bonus!) (42 colorful, movable slides to learn the parts of speech)
BUYER NOTE - Although there are PLENTY of paperless Google activities in this bundle, the tests are paperless and self-grading through Socrative.com. Socrative is a FREE online site where teachers can launch quizzes which are self-grading. Teachers simply sign up with a user name and password, and then are able to launch the self-grading tests in this unit. They can even edit them to suit their needs in Socrative.
Included in this Print and Go Literature Guide:
Number the Stars Poster Set - Coloring Pages for Bulletin Boards
How to Use This Guide
Sample Day by Day 6 week Calendar Schedule
Introductory and Informational Materials:
Biography on the author, Lois Lowry
Links to biographical videos
Informational Text - Denmark During World War II
Informational Quiz - Denmark During World War II
Answer Key - Informational Text
-Aligns with Reading Informational Common-Core Standards
Plot Summary (for teacher)
Vocabulary Words, Definitions, and Links to Electronic Flashcards and Games
Number the Stars Vocabulary Quiz
Answer Key to Vocabulary Quiz
Additional Vocabulary Practice
Number the Stars Spelling Quiz
Answer Key to Spelling Quiz
Speaking and Listening Skills:
(This is NOT Readers' Theatre. This product does NOT contain a play. The activity involves using the dialogue provided in the novel.)
-Aligns with Speaking and Listening Common Core Standards
Chapter by Chapter Questions for all 17 chapters!
Chapter Questions Coordinate with Weekly Assessments
All Answer Keys Included
Reading Literature Assessments:
Number the Stars Quiz Chapters 1 - 4 (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 1- 4
Number the Stars Quiz Chapters 5 - 8 (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 5 - 8
Number the Stars Quiz Chapters 9 - 12 (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 9 - 12
Number the Stars Quiz Chapters 13 -17 (multiple choice)
Answer Key for Quiz Chapters 13 - 17
Number the Stars Final Test (multiple choice/matching)
Answer Key Final Test
- Quizzes/Final Test Align with Reading Literature Common Core
Skill Building Activities and Worksheets:
Elements of Plot Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Figurative Language Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
The Elements of a Story Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/Ans. Key
The Types of Sentences - Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Smiley-Face Tricks Writing Activity – Definitions/Worksheet/An Key
Open-ended Response Writing Activity and Rubrics
Expository (Persuasive) Essay Writing Project and Rubrics
Narrative Writing Project and Rubrics
-Aligns with Writing Common Core Standards
The Eight Parts of Speech Grammar Activity Definitions/Worksheet/Answer Key
Direct and Indirect Objects Activity
Aligns with Language Common Core Standards
Digital Project Tour - Copenhagen, Denmark to the Shores of Sweden
Recipe: Denmark cookies!
Included with the Google Drive Option:
20 interactive movable Google Slides for Chapter Activities
36 interactive slides for Chapter Questions
40 interactive Google Slides for The 8 Parts of Speech
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning
Great for Google Drive, Google Classroom, Microsoft OneDrive, iPads, or a learning management system. Go paperless!
Learn about Number the Stars using interactive technology! This product is great for 1:1 learning, but can also be used as teacher lead activities.
What kind of resource is this?
--These are original educational technology and learning materials delivered by web based file sharing services, which operates in the internet cloud and allows you and your students to access, edit, and print files from any computer or mobile device. Don’t worry – it is VERY user friendly!
--Teacher Tutorial – includes the access link and how to use it in your classroom.
-- Microsoft OneDrive users can seamlessly use the digital interactive notebook by following the MS OneDrive step-by-step visual tutorial. This will only take minutes!
Other novel guides with Google Drive option for use in Google Classroom include Indian Captive: The Story of Mary Jemison, Number the Stars, Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, The Giver, and The Raven.
Common Core Standards utilized with this unit:
Reading Literature RL.1, RL.2, RL.3, RL.4, RL.5., RL.6, RL.7, RL.8, RL.9, RL.10
Reading Informational RI.1, RI.2, RI.3, RI.4, RI.5., RI.6, RI.7, RI.8, RI.9, RI.10
Writing W.2, W.3, W.4, W.5, W.7, W.8, W.9
Speaking and Listening SL.1A, SL.1B, SL.1C, SL.1D, SL.2, SL.3, SL.4, SL.5, SL.6
Language L.1A, L.1B, L.1C, L.1D, L.1E, L.6.4A, L.6.4B, L.6.4D, L.6.5A, L.6.5B, L.6.5C, L.6.5D
Skills tested include but are not limited to:
point of view
types of conflict
cause and effect
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