Students who prefer to draw can also sketch their feelings rather than write about them. One letter should be from Annemarie's imaginary grandchildren or great grandchildren, describing the life that unfolds subsequent to the book's ending. The packaging must be visible. The image is the Star of David, symbol of Judaism. After students have done adequate research, allow them to debate one another.
An only child, Ellen is very studious and more serious than her best friend. What did her efforts lead to? See more ideas about Lois lowry, Narrative elements and Ww2 history. Annemarie is just an ordinary 10 year old girl who has to become brave to save her friend. Just as Annemarie is about to arrive at the harbor, some German soldiers and their dogs stop her. However, on the day of the Jewish New Year, Mama announces that Mr. He knew that many, many Danish people would die if we fought.
He tells Annemarie that it will be easier for her to be brave if she does not fully understand what is happening. Easy trifolds are no prep. See more ideas about Lois lowry, Narrative elements and Ww2 history. The other should be a letter to their own ancestors, someone they have never had the opportunity to meet but have heard about, describing what is important in their own life and value system. And not just any surface conversation! The setting was Dark because of what the world was like outside Nazis everywhere, Jews hiding and being taken, Destruction. As students read the Number the Stars book, a storyboard can serves as a helpful character reference log.
Feel free to surf the internet for better pictures if you wish! However, the Nazis are continuing the round-up of Jews, as they did in other countries. Don't forget to check for correct spelling and punctuation! The Germans will probably think we all have bad colds! She's a very loyal friend to Ellen and risks her life to save her. Here are a few: Please read about the symbolism of the Star of David at the link below: Please read about the symbolism of the swastika at the link below: Please think about yourself and characteristics you have that are important to you. Have them present their symbols to the class and explain what each part of the symbol represents. Well because of the setting and the time Annemarie felt as if she needed to act older and grow up quicker. Assess how each film enriched your reading, be specific.
This shows when Annemarie saved Ellen this was important because she saved some people from dying. So Annemarie struggles with differentiating between the information that is being withheld for her own safety and the information that is being hidden because she is so young. On the train ride to the village, a pair of German soldiers tries to trick Mama into saying she is Jewish by asking if she will be celebrating the New Year. See more ideas about Lois lowry, Narrative elements and Ww2 history. The Nazis have taken over, and they want to relocate the Jews of Denmark.
First, I want you to read about the history of Denmark by clicking on the link below. Point Of View: The point of view is 3rd person. She's also a chatterbox who likes to exaggerate. Ellen is Jewish and the Nazis have just invaded Denmark. Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.
Annemarie does get stopped by guards and they go through her entire basket and laugh at the handkerchief that is in the hidden envelope. The Resistance even invented a drug that made the German dogs unable to smell the hidden people. Inge Johansen is the mother of Annemarie and Kirsti Johansen. Growing up is presented as a struggle for identity. With your group, plan a rescue operation you might perform to save the targeted victims from annihilation. Because of the war, Annemarie needs greater protection, but at the same time has to learn things that one normally does not learn until later life.
Does Annemarie belong to the world of adults or to the world of children? The Danish Resistance Movement was also real. Toward the end of the novel, Peter and Mrs. While I was reading the story it made me feel sad that people just like me were treated like this. They were able to take control of Denmark. In the end, of course, reality is nothing like the fairy tales, things do not always end well, and the heroes do not live happily ever after.
He was the fiance of Annemarie's oldest sister Lise, who was killed by the Nazi's. Peter's visits were past curfew and past risky. Annemarie left and Ellen right are two main characters in the book Number the Stars. Letter to Your Ancestors Though the Holocaust and its history is a major aspect of Number the Stars, another theme on this book is the importance of family connections and family histories. This moving, well-written book, helps children to see the effects of courage and caring.