Chaim Potok
Lesson plans and teaching ideas for The Chosen and My Name is Asher Lev


A Life Apart: Hasidism in America
This site supports a PBS documentary. It includes a brief introduction to Hasidism and a link to teacher resources.

The Chosen
This site offers a summary, theme openers, crosscurricular activities, research assignments, and related readings.

The Chosen
Biography, prereading, during reading, and post reading support. This 22-page document requires Adobe Reader or compatible application for access.

The Chosen
Summary, questions for discussion and writing (by chapter), postreading activities, and vocabulary support.

The Chosen
Summary, chapter-by-chapter discussion questions, suggestions for writing, and vocabulary support.

The Chosen
A variety of reading strategies and activities, including an anticipation guide, an approach to vocabulary, rotating reciprocal reading, and projects on Jewish culture and World War II.

The Chosen Learn It Guide. Adobe Reader required for access.

My Name is Asher Lev
Quiz questions divided by chapter.



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