It is not appropriate for a child to be told certain things, particularly concerning war. Ellen is scared of leaving her family and is worried about them. Illustrate instances of each theme and write a short description below each cell. They let her on her way. Annemarie and how she acted was influenced by the setting.
The person may have been in Europe, the United States, or elsewhere, but should have had some connection with the war. He adds that thanks to Annemarie, the Rosens and the other refugees were able to safely escape to Sweden in a secret compartment in the bottom of his boat. Ellen Rosen Ellen has dark brown hair that she sometimes ties up in pigtails. Developing a Secret Code - In wartime, secrecy and code language are vital when conveying important information. Going Beyond the Words Reading about an experience like this from a child's perspective helps young readers relate to the story. See more ideas about Lois lowry, Narrative elements and Ww2 history. This log also called a character map allows students to recall relevant information and details about important characters.
Uncle Henrik goes to his boat to prepare. Ask students to do library or Internet research on what happened in that country during the Holocaust. Click on this link below to complete this activity on food rationing. She is Jewish, so she has to hide with Anne Marie's family, the Johansens, who are not Jewish. Save your slides to the thumb drive and then put them all on one computer. As expected, the German soldiers arrive at the house and demand to know why so many people have gathered there. Kirsti throws a temper tantrum when Mama buys her shoes made of fish scales, but Ellen solves the problem by dying the shoes with black ink.
She does very well in school and she is Jewish. So they let it go. How is this similar to drills we do today? What did she try to do in 1981? She also states that the handkerchief was a real thing. Its purpose was to fight the invasion and occupation of the Nazis. You could be Anne Marie writing to Ellen or Ellen writing to Anne Marie, it's your choice. Remember: The artwork on a book cover captures the theme or important parts of the story. Annemarie's five-year-old sister Kirsti is oblivious to the war, which only makes Annemarie more conscious of the changes in her life.
Johansen - Annemarie's mother, she is a strong and determined woman, firm but warm with her children. They are as close as sisters. He knew that many, many Danish people would die if we fought. This shows when Annemarie saved Ellen this was important because she saved some people from dying. This novel study divides Number the Stars into nine sections for study. She is tall and unusually thoughtful for her age. What is the age threshold below which children ought to be protected from such ideas and histories? What evidence can you give that confronting the past has both positive and negative effects? Join over 8 million teachers on the web's most vibrant collaborative exchange.
Try creating an illustration to go with the scene you write! You will have time in class to work on your projects before you present them in front of the class. Annemarie is frequently compared and contrasted to other characters in the novel, particularly Kirsti and Peter Neilsen. Gisela was accused of being a spy and put in a prison camp. You must get your notes approved by one of us before you begin working on your PowerPoint slides. Why was this code so successful? Each person in your group should research one of your four websites so that you split up the work. Because she is Jewish, she has to hide from the German soldiers. The Danish Rescue Effort Number the Stars In the book, there are many fishermen who also helped to save the lives of people being hunted by the Nazis.
Research King Christian and compare Lowry's portrayal with the historical facts that you gather. The example storyboard has scenes from the story that illustrate how characters in the book demonstrated bravery. The setting can impact a character and how they act very much. The passage into the woods marks a transformation. Then later when some soldiers want to look into the casket, she tells them that her aunt died of typhus. Annemarie wonders what will happen to Mrs. He wrote The Ugly Duckling and The Little Mermaid.
Annemarie Johansen - Annemarie is the protagonist of the story. See more ideas about Lois lowry, Narrative elements and Ww2 history. Art Activities Tell students that they will be making a Star of David, just like the star that Ellen had on her necklace. Perfect for book clubs, small groups, and whole class novel studies. Book Project on Number The Stars, written by Lois Lowry by Alexandra Busato 6A, January 25 2007 Book Summary The story takes place in the city of Copenhagen, Denmark, during the Nazi 2nd World War in 1943. Okay, now it's time to create your map using marker! However, Kirsti nearly exposes Ellen - but thankfully catches herself at the last moment. You never knew what Kirsti was going to say next.
In 1943, and her best friend are ten years old, growing up in Copenhagen, Denmark. Some big events are when the nazi soldiers came to the Johansens house and the Johansens pretended that Ellen was Lize. That took incredible bravery if you ask me. He knew how few soldiers Denmark had. She tells herself the story of Red Riding Hood to keep herself calm. Hirsch and the Rosens, but the adults assure her that their friends will take care of them. She asks her father why the Danish people gave up so easily to the Nazis.