This teaching unit helps introduce fine literature to students with a wide range of reading abilities. Each teaching unit promotes oral and written language proficiency through discussion questions and writing assignments that develop comprehension, application, synthesis, and evaluation skills. Reproducible pages contain classroom-tested activities that reinforce thinking skills while introducing the concept of analysis through class discussion. Extensive background information is provided for the teacher; students are presented with the elements of fiction, including setting, characterization, plot, point of view, and theme.VocabularyaUsing vocabulary words from the novel, students will define familiar and unfamiliar words based on context. They will practice using reference books, such as the dictionary and thesaurus, and they will complete activities which require ... Two girls, Ellen and Annemarie, struggle to understand the meaning of the war and the drastic changes in their lives since the German occupation.
|Title||:||Number the Stars (ENHANCED eBook)|
|Author||:||Janice K. Rugg-Davis|
|Publisher||:||Lorenz Educational Press - 1994-09-01|