This is a 7 page Literature Circle activity that will work with the novel The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. The book, set in Nazi Germany, begins when nine-year-old Bruno and his family must move from their home in Berlin to a new house by an unfamiliar place in Poland that Bruno refers to as "Out With" (Auschwitz). Tempted to explore his new environment, Bruno is told that there are certain places that he cannot explore. Unable to fight his adventuresome spirit, Bruno explores and meets another young kid (Schmuel) who is dressed in "striped pajamas". The only problem is that Schmuel is on the other side of a fence and Bruno doesn't know why...
Included in this literature circle packet are the page numbers the students will read on a daily basis, their daily requirements, a detailed description of each job in literature circles, an easy to use template to assign students daily jobs, a comprehensive word study page, and an end of the book project choice list as well.
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