The Book Thief Unit Test Review Sheet
Possible essay topics: (Honors English II Classes will select two. English I classes will select one essay.)
1. Liesel’s life changing over the course of the novel.
2. Han’s decision to help the starving Jew and the effects of his actions.
3. The purpose of the Nazi’s parading the Jews through the streets and how it affected multiple characters. Did the Nazi’s achieve the message they set out to achieve by parading the Jews?
Open Ended Questions (3-5 Sentences for response)
How Frau Holtzapfel and Liesel’s relationship affects the way Liesel perceives the war.
What lessons Liesel learns from Frau Holtzapfel’s emotions.
Rudy’s reaction to the pilot dying. The change in the relationship between Liesel and Rudy during this time.
Liesel’s interaction with the bodies of her loved ones and what this tells you about her character growth.
The importance of Mein Kampf to the Nazi party and the significance of this book in The Book Thief.
*Students may use one side of a 3 x 5 index card to write down their planning for their essay(s).(This must be hand written.) This should only be used for the essays. Any other use will result in a loss of the card and/or a zero for cheating.