Q3, W7

TeacherElizabeth Savory
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8th
Week #2/19/2018-2/22/2018
Unit of InstructionAnne Frank's Legacy
Standard(s) Taught

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

LAFS.8.RL.1.3 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

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

LAFS.8.W.3.9 Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection

LAFS.8.SL.1.1 Engage effectively in a range of collaborative discussions

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • To analyze stage directions of a drama, including its effect on plot and character
  • Cite strong textual evidence to support inferences
  • 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 using context clues
  • To compare and contrast the play and the film
  • To make connections and compare texts
  • To read independently and conduct discussions
Classroom Activities

bell-ringers: free writing, reflection, Informative essay review

Act out Act I, scene 5 of ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ play

Act I quiz

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

Holocaust Literature circles week 4

iReady lessons

Independent silent reading

Assignments Due

Literature circle packet, role 3

‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ Act I Quiz

Additional Resources


Collections textbook, ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ play

Power Point

Youtube: Anne Frank, The Whole Story