Literature Guide - Number the Stars: An Instructional Guide for Literature (Great Works)
Use this guide to follow the story of ten-year-old Annemarie Johansen and her Jewish best friend Ellen who must move in with the Johansen family and pretend to be their daughter to escape the Nazis. Number the Stars: An Instructional Guide for Literature provides rigorous and appealing cross-curricular lessons and activities that work in conjunction with the text. Readers will learn to connect historical events to this story, analyze story elements in multiple ways, practice close reading and text-based vocabulary, determine meaning through text-dependent questions, and more. Add rigor to your students' explorations of this Newbery Medal-winning novel.
For grades 4-8