Day 2

Number the Stars Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    About the Author

    Kind of Activity:

    Research

    Objective:

    Students will be able to think about the relationship between the author and the text

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.7, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.8

    Structure:

    Ask students if they've read any other books by Lois Lowry; some of them may have encountered her work before. Ask students if they know anything about her life; they're less likely to have done so.

    Divide students into small groups, and ask each of them to research the life of the author, using at least three distinct sources, including the author's website. Each group should make a timeline of Lois Lowry's life and the most important events and books in...

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