TeacherGinger Barnhart
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8
Week #02/25/2018
Unit of InstructionAnne Frank's Legacy
Standard(s) Taught

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

LAFS.8.RL.1.2 Determine a theme or central idea

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

LAFS.8.RL.2.6 Analyze how differences in the points of view of the characters and the audience or reader (dramatic irony) create suspense

LAFS.8.RL.2.4 Analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone

LAFS.8.RL.3.7 Analyze the extent to which a filmed or live production of a story or drama stays faithful to or departs from the text or script, evaluating the choices made by the director or actors

LAFS.8.W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas,
concepts, and information through the selection, organization, and analysis of
relevant content

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • Analyze how particular lines of dialogue propel the action and reveal aspects of a character
  • Cite strong textual evidence to support inferences
  • Determine the effect of specific words and phrases as used in the text
  • To compare and contrast the play and the film
  • To read independently and conduct discussions
  • To make connections and compare text
Classroom Activities

bell-ringers: free writing, reflection

Read Act 2, scene 2 of ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ play in small groups, complete dialogue analysis chart

Watch Anne Frank: The Whole Story and compare to the play

Literature circles week 5

Station rotations, blended learning: IXL, NewsELA.com, Secret Annex tour

iReady lessons

Ready Florida Workbooks: roots, prefixes, and suffixes

Assignments Due

Anne Frank play Act II, scene 2 dialogue analysis chart

Holocaust Literature Circle packet, role 5

iReady lessons

Ready Florida workbook pages 267-268

Additional Resources

my.hrw.com Collections textbook, ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ play

Power Point

Youtube: Anne Frank, The Whole Story

iReady, IXL, NewsELA, Ready Florida Workbooks