Day 4

The Book Thief Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    The Power of Words: Reading Aloud

    Kind of Activity:

    Creative Writing

    Objective:

    Students will be able to further examine the power of words and how Liesel uses them to her advantage, with the goal of building confidence and developing speaking skills.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.4, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.9-10.7, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.8, CCSS.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.9, CCSS.CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.1, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.5

    Structure:

    Discuss the passage where Liesel reads aloud to the scared people in the basement. How is reading aloud a different experience than reading quietly? Discuss cultural associations with reading aloud (e.g., parents...

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