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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Novel Unit Activities & Tests Printable & Google

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6th - 8th, Homeschool
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This is a fifty-two page teaching unit that is both printable and GOOGLE Ready for The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. It includes ready-made, standards-based handouts for each chapter. There are also four tests included, one for chapters 1-6, one for chapters 7-10, one for chapters 11-14, and a final test. This teaching unit requires students to return to the text, to analyze literary devices and the author’s craft, and to infer and draw conclusions from what they have read. You will not simply find comprehension questions and vocabulary work in this unit. It is Common-Core based and rich in standards for reading and writing. This unit can be used as whole-class instruction or as an independent novel study. Either way, all of the work is done for you, and you can rest assure that you will cover multiple standards as you read this profound and memorable story. Take a look at the table of contents below to see what all this unit includes.

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Table of Contents

Chapter Analysis

Chapter 1 – Inferences

Chapter 2 – Context Clues / Idioms and Hyperbole

Chapter 3 – Point of View / Mood

Chapter 4 – Imagery / Discussion

Chapter 5 – Discussion / Capitalization Rules

Chapter 6 – Imagery/ Discussion/ Context Clue & Figurative Language Review

Test – Chapters 1-6

Chapter 7 – Friendly Letter/ Discussion/ Non-Fiction Analysis

Chapter 8 – Indirect Characterization

Chapter 9 – Analysis/ Historical Significance

Chapter 10 – The Armband/ Figurative Language Review/ Predictions

Test Chapters 7-10

Chapter 11 - Flashbacks/ The Dinner Guest/Research Opportunity

Chapter 12 – Shmuel’s Journey/Venn Diagram

Chapter 13 – Reference Skills

Chapter 14 – Irony/A Secret to Cover up

Test 11-14

Chapter 15 – Bruno’s List/Symbolism

Chapter 16 – Discussion

Chapter 17 – Reader’s Theater

Chapter 18 – Predictions/Change in Descriptions

Chapter 19 – Bruno’s Misunderstandings/Weather to Emphasize Change

Chapter 20 – Discussion/Tone

Comparing and Contrasting Bruno and Shmuel

Silent Passage Analysis

Character Analysis

Discussion Questions

Final Test

Reading Schedule

“I Am” Poem

Answer Key

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52 pages
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