Number the Stars
by Lois Lowry

(Many of the websites extablished for this title are no longer active
and searching this topic can be quite frustrating.
These are the best found during an extensive search
conducted in Summer 2205.)

Number the Stars: A Study in Historical Fiction- Resources For Teachers
Activities for Students (Jim Cornish, Gander Academy)

http://www.cdli.ca/CITE/number_the_stars.htm
This is an excellent site which thoroughly covers the novel.
The section, "History Behind the Story," under Page Contents
provides a terrific backdrop to the story.

Study Guide for Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (The Glencoe Literature Library)
http://www.glencoe.com/sec/literature/litlibrary/numberstars.html

Number the Stars (Raymond Marshall Jr., Quillayute Valley School District)
http://www.forks.wednet.edu/middle/summerschool99/classes/Reading/number-the-stars-all.html
Great comprehension questions by chapter.

Number the Stars from "A Teacher's Guide to the Holocaust"
(Fl. Center for Instructional Technology, USF)
http://fcit.coedu.usf.edu/holocaust/activity/35plan/number1.htm
Pre-reading activities; suggested topics for discussion and responding;
literary devices; suggested activities

"React to Your Reading" from Number the Stars (Lowell J. Greenberg)
http://earthrenewal.org/Number%20the%20Stars%20by%20Lois%20Lowery.htm
This section and "Reading for Understanding" offer opportunities
for novel interpretation.

Number the Stars from Carol Hurst's Children's Literature Site
http://www.carolhurst.com/titles/numberthestars.html
"Things to Notice and Talk About" and"Activities" are useful starting places.

Number the Stars (Spark Notes)
http://www.sparknotes.com/lit/numberthestars/
Overview and analysis of each chapter, as well as plots, themes, major characters, and quotes.
Includes quiz of 18 multiple choice questions.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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