The Devil's Arithmetic Novel Unit Activities, Handouts, Tests

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This is a teaching unit for the novel The Devil’s Arithmetic by Jane Yolen. This unit contains ready-made, Common-Core-aligned handouts to accompany each chapter of this book. These handouts will require students to analyze the author’s craft and literary elements such as point of view, conflict, and setting. There are three tests included for the novel and a test that compares the novel to the movie version. You will also find writing assignments and post reading activities. Take a look at the table of contents listed below to see the focus of each chapter. Answer keys are included for each handout, and everything is ready for you to teach. Use the handouts in this packet for a class read, literature circles, or an independent novel study. The best part is that once you purchase this unit, you can reuse it every year!

To better understand what is included in this novel unit, take a look at the unit's table of contents:
Pre-reading Activity
Chapter Titles
Chapter 2: Hannah’s Family & Flashback
Chapter 3: Symbolism and Foreshadowing
Chapter 4: Hannah’s New World: Indirect Characterization
Chapter 5: Figurative Language
Chapter 6: Chaya and Her New Friends
Chapter 7: The Badchan’s Poem
Test Chapters 1-7
Answer Key – Chapters 1-7
Chapter 8: Tone & Foreshadowing
Chapter 9: Allusion
Chapter 10: Bringing to Life the Harsh Reality ( Word choice, Dialogue, Details)
Chapter 11: Writing Opportunity
Chapters 11 & 12: Irony
Chapter 13: Discussion Questions
Chapter 14: Elaborate on a Quote & Know the Language
Test chapters 8-14
Answer Key – Chapters 8-14
Chapter 15: Imagery & Euphemisms
Chapter 16: Discussion Questions & Sentence Fluency
Chapter 17: Suspense
Chapter 18: Discussion Questions
Chapter 19 Epilogue: Discussion Questions
Character Analysis
Final Test
Test comparing novel to the movie
Answer Key – Chapters 15-Epilogue
Holocaust “I Am” Poems
After the Novel Discussion

Check out these same lessons in the format of an Interactive Notebook. Interactive Notebook Novel Unit The Devil’s Arithmetic!
Click here to check out our bundled Holocaust Literature Circle Packet containing units for three novels, including this one!
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The Devil's Arithmetic Novel Unit Activities, Handouts, Tests
The Devil's Arithmetic Novel Unit Activities, Handouts, Tests
The Devil's Arithmetic Novel Unit Activities, Handouts, Tests
The Devil's Arithmetic Novel Unit Activities, Handouts, Tests