Day 3

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Charting Major Events

    Kind of Activity:

    Technology

    Objective:

    Students will be able to enumerate the important events of the novel and connect them to the themes.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.2

    Structure:

    Many small but important events lead up to the dramatic climax of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas. In this activity, students will create a timeline of the book’s events.

    Split the class into small groups and instruct students to make a list of all the major events in the book. They should have at least eight events listed. Then, instruct students to create a timeline, using software like Capzles or Dipity, of Bruno’s year...

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