Day 4

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Film vs. Book

    Kind of Activity:

    Classwide Discussion

    Objective:

    Students will be able to compare and contrast the film and the book.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.5.7, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.1

    Structure:

    The film adaptation of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas is different in many ways from the novel. In this activity, you will lead students through a discussion about the film in order to sort out how it is similar and different from the book.

    Begin this activity with a Think-Pair-Share. Instruct students to reflect on the following question: What is one thing that is different in the film when compared to the book? Then, find a partner and talk about...

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