Q3W8, 02/24/2020

TeacherGinger Barnhart
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #02/24/2020
Unit of InstructionAnne Frank's Legacy
Standard(s) Taught

LAFS.8.RL.1.1 Cite textual evidence that supports inferences

LAFS.8.RL.1.3 Analyze how dialogue or incidents in a drama propel the action, reveal character, or provoke a decision

LAFS.8.RL.2.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative and connotative meanings.

LAFS.8.RL.2.6 Analyze how differences in points of view create suspense

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • To analyze the key elements of a drama, including its structure, characters, stage directions, dialogue, and events
  • Cite strong textual evidence
  • Make inferences about character
  • Analyze how particular lines of dialogue propel the action and reveal aspects of a character
  • Determine the meaning of words and phrases as used in the text
Classroom Activities

Bell Ringers: Free write, analyze dialogue

Read/play aloud and discuss Act 2, scene 2-5 of ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’

ReadyFlorida Lesson – Determining Word Meanings

Independent Reading

Independent Station (student choice: ReadyFlorida quiz, Newsela, Secret Annex Virtual Tour)

Partner Station – Act 2, Scene 2 Dialogue Analysis 

Literature Circles Week 6

Assignments Due

ReadyFlorida quiz

Act 2 Dialogue Analysis

Newsela quizzes

Additional Resources

Close Reader books



Collections textbook, ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ play