Number the Stars by Lois Lowry
Making Meaning from My Reading
Who could have found passage on this vessel in the past and where were they headed?
Who could have owned this vanity set? Why did it have sentimental value to its owner?
Who are these children? Why do they have stars sewn into their clothing?
- If it became necessary to place yourself in harm's way to save another person; would you do it and why? Explain.
- If you were forced to leave where you are currently living during the middle of the night and asked to pack only what you could carry in one suitcase; what would you pack and why? Explain.
- How would you feel if someone took your suitcase of important belongings from you and you were never to see these cherished items again?
View the audio with a partner. Task: Listen to Chapter 1. Think about what questions you may have concerning the setting, the characters, or the events that occur. Pause the video as needed and record your questions on the Generating Questions Form.
Generating Questions GoogleDoc
World War II Mini-Research
News headlines of the time period
Imagine waking up to this headline!
World War II Propaganda Poster
Propaganda posters were used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view.
A small volcanic island, the largest of the Volcano Islands in the western Pacific Ocean, 760 miles south of Tokyo. During World War II, it was a heavily fortified site of a Japanese airbase, and its attack and capture in 1944–45 was one of the most severe US campaigns. It was returned to Japan in 1968.