Number the Stars: Chapter 1

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    In this chapter we learn about Annemarie, and Ellen's friendship.  We learn about the ways they interact with one another and the things they do together.  We read about Annemarie running into a German soldier and being scared.  Use the videos and activities included here to give your students greater access to a curriculum that meets state standards, yet is accessible to students who may need some adapted materials.

    Chapter 1 Teaser Video

    Length of Video: 1:09
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    Use this video as a way to introduce students to the chapter they are about to read.  This video is intended to help draw students in and help motivate them to read the chapter.

    Chapter 1 Discussion Question

    Length of Video: 0:22
    This video is designed to be used individually or as a group.  It asks about how Annemarie felt when the gun was pointed at her.

    Chapter 1 Lesson Plan
    Number the Stars Chapter Worksheet 1

    Use these lesson plans to help guide you as you do the Chapter 1 videos and activities included here.  

    Comparing Characters Worksheet

    Number the Stars Chapter Worksheet 2

    Length of Activity: 20 minutes

    Use this worksheet to have students compare Annemarie and Ellen as they read.

    Chapter 1 Reading Comprehension Questions

    Number the Stars Chapter Worksheet 3

    Length of Activity: 15 minutes

    Use this worksheet to assess student understanding of Chapter 1 material to look for areas that may need to be reinforced or retaught.

    Chapter 1 Quiz


    Length of Activity: 30 minutes

    Use this quiz to assess student understanding after instruction is completed.

    Chapter Quizzes Answer Key (Chapters 1-9)