TeacherGinger Barnhart
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #03/11/2019
Unit of InstructionAnne Frank's Legacy
Standard(s) Taught

8.RI.1.1 Cite text evidence to support analysis.

8.RI.1.2 Determine central idea

8.RI.2.4 Analyze impact of word choices

8.RI.2.5 Analyze structure

8.RI.2.6 Determine author’s point of view

8.RI.3.8 Delineate and evaluate an argument

8.W.3.7 Conduct short research projects

8.W.3.8 Gather information from multiple sources

8.SL.1.1a Come to discussions prepared

8.SL.1.1b Follow rules for collegial discussions

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Identify persuasive techniques and rhetorical devices in a speech
  • Cite strong textual evidence to support inferences
  • Determine the effect of specific words and phrases as used in the text
  • To read independently and conduct discussions
  • To generate thought-provoking questions for classroom discussion
  • To engage in a Socratic Seminar regarding After Auschwitz and our Holocaust unit
  • To reflect on important historical events
  • To determine author’s purpose
  • Identify and analyze sound devices
Classroom Activities

Socratic Seminar

Read “There But for the Grace”

Holocaust Remembrance Posters

Seminar Reflection

Quarterly remediation

Assignments Due

Socratic Seminar preparation

“After Auschwitz” quiz

Holocaust remembrance poster

Additional Resources

my.hrw.com Collections textbook, ‘After Auschwitz’ and ‘There But for the Grace’

Power Point

Youtube: Anne Frank: The Whole Story

iReady, IXL, NewsELA, Ready Florida Workbooks