Day 4

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Lesson Plan

Reading Assignment, Questions, Vocabulary

Watch the film adaptation of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas.

Common Core Objectives

  1. 1

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.5.9

  2. 2

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.5.4

  3. 3

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.3

  4. 4

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.5.4

Note that it is perfectly fine to expand any day’s work into two days depending on the characteristics of the class, particularly if the class will engage in all of the suggested classroom exercises and activities and discuss all of the thought questions.

Content Summary for Teachers

Film Adaptation

This day focuses on the film adaptation of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas rather than the novel. Much of the plot is the same in both the film and the book. One major difference is...

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