Day 1

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Lesson Plan

Discussion of Thought Questions

  1. 1

    How does Bruno feel about moving to a new home?

    Bruno is saddened and disappointed by the idea of moving away from his home in Berlin. He does not like that Maria, his housekeeper, is going through and touching all his things. He thinks of all the aspects of his house, like the perfect banister, that he will miss. He is sad because he will miss his three best friends, and it is hard to come by three best friends. He’s also worried about how his grandparents will fare when he and his family move away.

  2. 2

    How is the new home different from Berlin?

    The new home is different from the home in Berlin in several ways. First, it is only three floors where the home in Berlin...

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