The Boys Who Challenged Hitler: A Socratic-Style Novel Study
Read the exciting story about The Churchill Club and how Danish boys were able to resist the Nazis through sabotage.
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According to Phillip Hoose, the author of The Boys Who Challenged Hitler, “At the outset of World War II, Denmark did not resist German occupation. Deeply ashamed of his nation’s leaders, fifteen-year-old Knud Pedersen resolved with his brother and a handful of schoolmates to take action against the Nazis if the adults would not. Naming their secret club after the fiery British leader, the young patriots in the Churchill Club committee countless acts of sabotage, infuriating the Germans, who...
Class 1: Brief historical context will be discussed I will read Chapters 1 and 2. Please do NOT have your child read the book before the first class. Homework: Read chapters 3-5 Class 2: Discuss chapters 3-5 Homework: Read chapters 6-9 Class 3: Discuss chapters 6-9 Homework: Read chapters 10-14 Class 4: Discuss chapters 10-14 Homework: Read chapters 15- Epilogue Class 5: Discuss chapters 15-Epilogue
Read assignments are mandatory.
Learners should have a hard copy of the novel, The Boys Who Challenged Hitler, by Phillip Hoose. ISBN: 978-1-338-03011-2 I may use Kahoot during class. Kahoot does not require a student account.
There is no formal assessment for this class.
50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
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