Hunger games by suzanne collins lexile levels 810 1030 i am number four by pittacus lore lexile levels 700 840 i was a sixth grade alien by bruce coville lexile levels 690 840 infernal devices by cassandra clare lexile levels 780 840 infinity ring by james dashner, carrie ryan, lisa mcmann, et al. Have students read through the list of chapter titles and make inferences about the story. Then she meets salma santiago, and they become friends. Find books like number the stars from the worlds largest community of readers. To answer questions about all four stars, please sign up. Although there are 150 stars in total, you only need 70 to beat the final bowser level, as this is the number of stars you need to unlock this level. If you want to know whether a specific book is within a students lexile range, you can use our quick search feature l ocated on our lexile find a book tool. Due to the uncertainty of covid19, shipping is suspended and we plan to resume at the beginning of june. The story centers on tenyearold annemarie johansen, who lives with her mom, papa. Expect some tense moments between kids and nazi soldiers, once on the street, other times in their homes, and another time a girl is alone in the. Have students look back at the characters in number the stars. The story is set in the city of copenhagen, denmark in september 1943, the third year of the nazi occupation of denmark. Read aloud the books title, number the stars, and ask students to speculate on its meaning. Reading levels correlation chart aligned to common core.
Lowry has written the novel in third person he says, as opposed to, i said, which is first person, using a limited omniscient viewpoint only annemaries thoughts and feelings are revealed. I enjoy reading lois lowrys number the stars, and i believe that it is an excellent book for children and for middleaged adults such as myself to read. The families live in the same apartment block in coppenhagen and are very good. In the weeks following the jewish high holidays in 1943, nearly seven thousand of denmarks jews were smuggled across the sea to sweden. Number the stars read online free from your pc or mobile. Lily has never given much thought to the migrant workers who harvest blueberries in her maine community. The lexile analyzer, a software program specially designed to evaluate reading demand, analyzes the texts semantic word frequency and syntactic sentence length characteristics and assigns it a lexile measure.
Challenge students to write a journal entry from each girls point of view about life in nazioccupied denmark. Wisconsin, madison watch the video share the remembered gate and the unopened door speech, 2001, given by lois lowry. It talks about a girl, annemarie, in denmark living in the time period where the nazis had taken over. Located near the top of our book search tool, you can quickly find a books lexile measure by entering a books title, author or isbn. The hobbit has a l lexile and is rated a z guided reading level by the fountas and pinnell system.
Annemarie and her best friend ellen, who is jewish, are stopped. Visit for more information about the lexile framework for reading. Number the stars is a story that honestly approaches the tragedy of the holocaust and uses the events of the war to show humanitys potential for courage and decency. Through annemaries eyes, we watch as the danish resistance smuggle almost the entire jewish population, nearly seven thousand people, across the sea to sweden.
Students get a lexile score after doing a reading assessment. Rising stars will provide lexile measures, alongside familiar book band information, for all titles within the online library platform for its brand new rising stars reading planet series. The story centers on tenyearold annemarie johansen, who. To find a book at his level, a student will look for a book with a lexile level that falls within a certain range that includes his level. She received newbery medals for two of her novels, number the stars and the giver.
Metametrics partners with rising stars hodder education to. Please note that the lexile measures for a small population of books have been recently updated. Explore this audiobook discover epic childrens books. Annemarie and ellen decide to race, but two german soldiers stop them on the corner near their apartment building. The lexile framework reports a lexile text measure for a book or piece of text and a lexile reader measure for a pupil. Lois lowry in 1943, during the german occupation of denmark, tenyearold annemarie learns how to be brave and courageous when she helps shelter her jewish friend from the nazis.
Title of a book, article or other published item this will display to the. The lexile zpd is a range of readability levels from which a student should select books to read for pleasure. The lexile measure associated with a test describes the reading. Lily has never given much thought to the migrant workers who harvest blueberries. If you want to know whether a specific book is within your childs lexile range, you can use our lexile find a book tool. Annemarie johansen, a 10year old girl living in copenhagen, is faced with the knowledge that the nazis are beginning to relocate the jews. As german troops begin their campaign to relocate all the jews of denmark, 10yearold annemarie johansens family takes in annemaries best friend, ellen rosen, and conceals her by pretending shes part of the family. Number the stars by lois lowry scholastic teacher store. Although the vast majority of books that have lexile measures did not change, a small subset of books required updated lexile measures. Rising stars reading planet whole school reading scheme.
Number the stars book what reading level is number the stars. See a complete list of the characters in number the stars and indepth analyses of annemarie johansen, mrs. Number the stars 1989 is a work of historical fiction by american author lois lowry, about the escape of a jewish family the rosens from copenhagen, denmark during world war ii. Finding the right books is key to fostering a lifelong interest in reading in young learners, stated malbert smith, ph. Lexile levels br90 100190 200290 300390 400490 500590 600690 700790 800890 900990 1090 11001190 12001290 090 adventures of benny and watch by gertrude chandler warner lexile levels br 360 amelia bedelia i can read books level 2 by peggy parish, herman parish lexile levels 50 460 arthur specials by marc brown, peter hirsch, kathy waugh lexile levels 160 280.
Number the stars by lois lowry is a popular historical novel for adolescent readers about the nazi occupation of copenhagen, denmark during world war ii and the efforts of danish resisters who successfully rescued 98% of that nations jewish population. Created by cooperative childrens book center ccbc univ. Then, through annemaries eyes, readers watch as the danish resistance smuggles almost the entire jewish population of denmark nearly 7,000 people across the sea to sweden. Parents need to know that number the stars, by lois lowry, is a poignant read about the nazi occupation of denmark that won the newbery medal, the highest honor in childrens literature, in 1990. Number the stars discussion guide use the prereading questions and vocabulary builder to introduce students to number the stars by lois lowry. Authenticating number the stars using nonfiction resources. Lowrys number the stars is a simple yet poignant novel about a young girls contribution to the resistance movement in denmark during world war 11. Annemarie is not a jew but her best friend is, this story focuses on how annemarie and the resistance are trying to smuggle them to sweden without. All you need is a book s author, title or isbn number to find the lexile text measure of that book. This number the stars study guide can help you take apart the novel and understand the main ideas in the book. Booksource is the premier trade book distributor to k12 school classrooms across the country. Annemarie johansen, a 10year old girl living in copenhagen, is faced with the knowledge that the nazis are beginning to relocate the jews in her city. Having both the lexile measure of the text and the lexile measure of the pupil allows educators, parents, and pupils themselves to match an appropriate text with the pupils level and educational need. After reading the book, engage students with the postreading extension activities.
Friendship, courage, lies and deceit, ware, fear, prejudice genre. Number the stars is a young adult novel by lois lowry. In 1943, annemarie johansen and her best friend ellen rosen are ten years old, growing up in copenhagen, denmark. You can also use find a book to search for books based on text. While this 1998 book is considered to be a fictional account, most of the events in the story are historically accurate and based on. The question and answer section for number the stars is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel. Number the stars book summary number the stars is a historical novel set in denmark during world war ii.
Read a plot overview of the entire book or a chapter by chapter summary and analysis. Reading practice, recorded voice, literacy skills, vocabulary practice. One day, annemarie, ellen, and annemaries fiveyearold sister kirsti walk home from school. Library of virginia notable books with lexile levels. Draw their attention to the number of titles that are questions. Located near the top of our book search tool, you can quickly find a book s lexile measure by entering a book s title, author or isbn. The story centers on tenyearold annemarie johansen, who lives with her family in copenhagen in 1943. Stirring tale of girl who smuggles jews to safety in wwii. Synopsis sheet for number the stars the literary link. Goodreads members who liked number the stars also liked.
Reading practice, literacy skills, vocabulary practice. Books and other texts get a lexile level of difficulty thats generated by special software. I read this book in my class, and i was sure that i wouldnt like it. Number the stars, lois lowry number the stars 1989 is a work of historical fiction by american author lois lowry, about the escape of a jewish family the rosens from copenhagen, denmark, during world war ii. Number the stars is a wonderful story about bravery and friendship. As the german troops begin their campaign to relocate all the jews of denmark, 10yearold annemarie johansenss family takes in annemaries best friend, ellen rosen, and pretend she is part of the family. Metametrics partners with rising stars hodder education. And tenthe age of annemarie in number the stars, and the approximate age of. A number the stars vocabulary list to help you understand. Lois lowry is the author of more than forty books for children and young adults, including the new. Number the stars, by lois lowry, is an awardwinning novel that takes place during world war ii. Our booksource team is working remotely and available to answer questions, create price quotes and place book orders.
A lexile text measure is obtained by evaluating the readability of a piece of text, such as a book or an article. Nationalist imagination and geographical expansion in the russian far east 184. Young readers rejoice when annemarie takes a deep breath, enters the woods, faces the danger, stands up to the enemy, and triumphs. Read aloud the book s title, number the stars, and ask students to speculate on its meaning. If you desire, you can view lexile reader measures and a zpd reported in lexile book measures in most star reading reports. Newbery award rebecca caudill young readers book award great stone face childrens book award golden archer award maine student book award. Houghton mifflin books for children, an imprint of houghton. When the book was newly published, it found its way into the.
Number the stars 1989 is a work of historical fiction by american author lois lowry, about the escape of a jewish family the rosens from copenhagen, denmark, during world war ii. Nazi germany has occupied their country for the past three years. It is set in occupied denmark during wwii and tells the story of two families, the johansens and the rosens. Reading levels correlation chart aligned to common core by. All you need is a books author, title or isbn number to find the lexile text measure of that book. The book, number the stars written by lois lowry is very interesting yet enjoying to read. Enhancements were made to more precisely measure materials read in k2 classrooms. The johansens are danish and christian and the rosens are danish and jewish. Number the stars by lois lowry paperback book the parent. Number the stars is told from the point of view of tenyearold annemarie johansen. Heres an example of an 1800 lexile book imperial visions.1107 724 256 732 120 427 141 695 1504 1184 413 699 219 1157 484 559 1320 202 462 1378 1484 776 1255 1034 668 278 655 302 765 1444 1088