Day 1

Number the Stars Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Best Friendship

    Kind of Activity:

    Individual Writing


    Students will be able to relate the content of the novel to their own experiences

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.5, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.6


    Thus far in the book, we have been introduced to a pair of best friends, Annemarie and Ellen. What have students noticed so far about the relationship between Annemarie and Ellen? Do students think that Annemarie and Ellen's relationship has anything in common with their own friendships?

    Make a list of different feelings and behaviors we've seen Annemarie and Ellen share. For example:

    -We've seen them...

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