Annemarie Johansen, Ellen Rosen, Kirsti Johansen, Mama
Papa, The Rosens, Lise Johansen, Peter Neilsen
Uncle Henrik, King Christian X, Mrs. Hirsch, Misc. Nazi Soldiers
Person-against-self - an internal conflict of feelings.
Person-against-person - the typical protagonist vs. antagonist scenario.
Person-against-society - the protagonist battles against the larger organizations of society
(or a system of beliefs held by society).
Person-against-nature - the protagonist is threatened by a component of nature.
Analyze themes such as: racism, war, hatred, friendship, acceptance, believing in yourself, courage, self-sacrifice.
Do symbols foreshadow the plot, affect tone and/or meaning?
Analyze the book's symbolic title and the Star of David necklace.
Geography of Europe, Denmark, Sweden, Germany during WWII
King Christian X & Danish Resistance Movement
Human Rights/Holocaust Organizations (Museum of Tolerance)
History/Meaning of the Star of David
Introduction to Jewish & Danish Culture
Classroom Projects: Art, Journal/Letter Writing, Map Making/Reading, Fieldtrips, Cultural Share-Day.