Novel study packet for the book Yellow Star by Jennifer Roy (Lexile level 710 CCSS suggested for grades 3-4) requires NO PREP. The book tells the true story of the author’s aunt Syvia's experiences in the Lodz Ghetto during the Nazi occupation of Poland. She was one of only 12 children who survived! Written in free verse through the viewpoint of a young girl, it's appropriate for readers of any age.
This packet prepared by My Reading Resources includes a student packet with word work, short answer questions, writing prompts, and discussion questions with a focus on figurative language. There’s a vocabulary bookmark foldable, a list of projects for students to complete after reading the book, and a crossword puzzle for 15 vocabulary words. For easy grading assessment there is a multiple choice quiz and a vocabulary matching quiz. Word cards are included so students can match words and definitions, and there is a dice game included just for fun. Word wall cards are included, too.
This book will be a great addition to your World War II/Holocaust unit!
R.L. 3.1, 3.3, 3.4
R.L. 4.1, 4.2, 4.4
R.L. 5.1, 5.2, 5.4
L. 3.4, L 3.5
L 4.4, 4.5
L 5.4, 5.5
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