The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Report
Reading
Inventory
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas 9/26 NOTES
The Cover
Observation
Your thoughts and questions
PREDICTIONS >>>
What sort of things do you think will happen in the story?
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas Chapter 1 and 2 NOTES
Page #
Name of Character
A=Bruno
B=Gretel
C=Bruno’s mother
D =Bruno’s father
E = Maria
F =the serious young
man in the uniform
Descriptions
Characters
Prediction –How Important do you think
this character will be? 1 -5 5=greatest
Please answer the following
questions on the back or on
another sheet of paper. Thanks.
Remember, do your best!
Sometimes people’s views on a subject are explicit and easy to find.
Sometimes, views are hidden and the reader has to do a little digging.
Hitler’s visit to Bruno’s home, changed the lives of his family – but how?
1
4
Differing feelings
towards Hitler
2
Soldiers’ response
to the new officer
3
The Commandant’s
attitude toward the
people in PJs
Differing feelings regarding the move from Berlin to the new home
because of Bruno’s father’s job.
Protagonist
Antagonist
flat
round
static
dynamic
major
minor
Because of
the swing
incident,
what does
Bruno
learn
about ….
Pavel and his
former life?
His mother and
her attitude
towards
Pavel?
His father and
his attitude
towards Pavel?
Why might this minor incident be significant for Bruno’s understanding
of adults and their behavior?
Are there clues that will help you predict what might happen next?
Create a Venn Diagram to
compare and contrast
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“I subtitled the book a fable, a work of
fiction with a moral at the centre, so
it’s supposed to be an introduction to
a study of the subject and hopefully
that the story of these two boys would
move you enough that you would
want to learn more about it. ” Boyne
What Bruno
does
What Bruno
learns
The attitudes
people show
toward Bruno
Any unusual or How the
significant
author uses
events
language to
make Bruno’s
thoughts and
feelings clear.
What Bruno
does
What Bruno
learns
The attitudes
people show
toward Bruno
Any unusual or How the
significant
author uses
events
language to
make Bruno’s
thoughts and
feelings clear.
LESSON 8 • Copy a sentence from
The Boy in the Striped
Pajamas in MLA format
– (remember the
quotation marks and the
page number).
• Draw a picture to
illustrate.
• Write a sentence or two
reflecting on the words
you quoted.
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