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Odette's Secrets

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Odette's Secrets by Maryann Macdonald, an award-winning Holocaust novel based on the diary of one who described her experiences in the Nazi invasion of France in 1940. It will provide opportunities to collaborate, problem solve, and build and apply skills! It includes 35 pages of interdisciplinary activities formulated as worksheets PLUS an interactive Jeopardy-type game. The activities are perfect for individual, paired, group, or whole class study, and are keyed into important objectives. This Kids Wings unit ignites fun, mastery learning, and creative lesson planning with handouts or projection on your electronic board!

The Kids Wings Activity Guide for Odette's Secrets Contains:

  • Pre-Reading Discussion Cards
  • Anticipation Guide
  • 2-Page Readers Theater Script: Building Background on World War Ii
  • Map Skills: Where is France? Where is Europe in France
  • Map Skills: Europe Today
  • When Was This War: A Timeline and Math Activities
  • Background for World War II
  • 2-Page Readers Theater Introduction for Odette's Secret
  • Vocabulary List and Activities
  • Making Connections: Pre & Post Reading Discussion Guide, Chapter Questions
  • Odette's Secrets: Taking Notes in a Table
  • Visualizing the Story: Pages 1-23
  • Big6 Research: Who Was Saint Christopher?
  • Crossword Puzzle: Escape from the Soldiers
  • Big6 Research: What Were the Holocaust? Third Reich?
  • Multiple Choice Comprehension: Pages 88-108
  • Visualizing Village Traditions: Pages 109-117
  • Multiple Choice Comprehension, Page 25
  • Writing Prompt: My Home
  • Writing Prompt: Remember Our Soldiers
  • Big6 Research: Who Was Joan of Arc? 
  • Logic Puzzle: A Quote about the Holocaust
  • Discussion and Writing Prompts
  • Answer Pages
  • Plus, a BONUS Interactive Jeopardy-type Game


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