The Sound of Silence by Myron Uhlberg Book Guide

Grade Levels
5th - 6th
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The Sound of Silence by Myron Uhlberg is the story of a hearing boy who grew up to two deaf parents during the Great Depression and World War II. It is an introduction to life during the Great Depression/WWII, deaf culture, Jewish culture, or building empathy and looking at life from different perspectives.

This packet comes with 19 pages and an answer key.


  • I Know, I Wonder
  • Pre-Reading Questions


  • 9 Comprehension Quizzes
  • Final Reflection
  • Book Review


  • The Sound of Silence Vocabulary List
  • Vocabulary Worksheet
  • Vocabulary Word Map


  • Themes
  • Writing Prompts
  • American Sign Language Alphabet
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Answer Key
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