Number the Stars Introduction Presentation - Novel Introduction & Context

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Number the Stars introduction presentation includes absolutely everything you need to introduce the novel Number the Stars by Lois Lowry to your students. This 26-slide interactive PowerPoint presentation includes pre-reading discussion questions, an interactive class activity, a biography of Lois Lowry, a fun review quiz, novel background information, and historical context on the novel.

Included in Number the Stars Introduction Presentation:

➡️ This 26-slide PowerPoint presentation is the perfect way of introducing Number the Stars to your students. The slides will provide students with the background information they need before they begin reading. Included in the presentation: 
  • Pre-reading group discussion questions to help students make text-to-self connections.
  • Agree or Disagree class activity where students stand or sit based on if they agree or disagree with prompts that relate to themes that emerge in Number the Stars.
  • Novel title and cover analysis
  • A detailed biography of Lois Lowry, author of Number the Stars,
  • A quiz within the slideshow about Lowry to check student attention and comprehension.
  • Novel genre information (historical fiction).
  • Background information and context on the novel.
  • Link to a video of Lois Lowry talking about the novel.
  • Historical context on WWII, Adolph Hitler, the Holocaust, and the invasion of Denmark
  • and more!

What Teachers Are Saying About Number the Stars Introduction Presentation:

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Used this as background information, since I'm an ELA teacher it was helpful to have all the background information put together in a way that fit in directly with the text.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ This provided enough historical context for my grade 6 home-schooled student and I appreciated the autobiographical information as well. It was a great introduction prior to reading the book.

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Great background information for our book study! Helped us to better understand the book. Just what I was looking for all in one place!

>>>This resource is included in my unit plan for the novel!

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