If all of the elements of this lesson plan are employed, students will develop the following powers, skills, and understanding:
Students will be able to understand Annemarie's journey, both in its historical context and as it relates to their own lives.
Students will be able to understand and analyze the themes in the novel relating to courage, everyday actions, friendship, and resistance.
Students will be able to use Lowry's narrative as a jumping-off point for engaging with the historical moment of the Holocaust.
Students will be able to write creative and expository pieces about and inspired by Number the Stars.