Number the Stars - Somebody Wanted But So Then Chart

Number the Stars - Somebody Wanted But So Then Chart
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Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

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Number the Stars is a realistic historical fiction that portrays a young Danish girl, Annemarie, during the Nazi occupation. Annemarie’s best friend Ellen and her family are Jewish, and as such, are being hunted by the Nazis. Engage students with premade activities and storyboards with Storyboard That.




Number the Stars

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Number the Stars - SWBST / Somebody Wanted But So Then

Storyboard Text

  • Who's the main character?
  • SOMEBODY
  • I'm Annemarie. I live in Denmark. Normally, it's a wonderful place, but now that the Nazis are here, it's scary. I hope the Danish Resistance beats them!
  • What did the character want?
  • WANTED
  • What was the problem?
  • BUT
  • Halt!
  • What are you doing here?
  • My Uncle Henrik forgot his lunch, so I am taking it to him. He's a fisherman.
  • How did they try to solve the problem?
  • SO
  • Okay, it's time to get you into the boat and out of sight!
  • What was the resolution to the problem?
  • THEN
  • Welcome to Sweden
  • Annemarie Johansen
  • To keep Ellen and her family safe
  • Nazi soldiers confront people all the time to see if they are Jewish.
  • Sneaking Ellen and her family out of Denmark on Annemarie's uncle's boat.
  • You are right Henrik. Thank you for saving us!
  • The Nazis don't capture Ellen's family, and they make it safely to Sweden.
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