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Unfamiliar Words and What do They Mean?

Unit 18: Number the Stars Literature Unit
Lesson 16 of 19

Objective: SWBAT read the psalm that is in Chapter 10 of Number the Stars and interpret why the author used it and why it is important to understanding the story.

Big Idea: Like poetry, a psalm can be difficult to understand. In this lesson, students will read and infer why the author used it and what it's purpose in the story is.

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English / Language Arts, Vocabulary and Concept Development, author's purpose, Poetry, Literature, Fictional Literature, historical fiction, character analysis, analyze details and draw conclusions, Number the Stars, relevant to the story
  30 minutes
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