Quarter 3, Week 5

TeacherElizabeth Savory
Subject AreaELA
Grade Level8th
Week #2/5/2018-2/9/2018
Unit of InstructionAnne Frank's Legacy
Standard(s) Taught

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.RI.1.2 Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including its relationship to supporting ideas

LAFS.8.RI.1.3 Analyze how a text makes connections among and distinctions between individuals, ideas, or events

LAFS.8.RL.4.10 Read and comprehend literature of 8th grade text complexity with proficiency. 

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

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria
  • To compare and contrast the play and the film
  • To evaluate the effect of film/text mediums
  • 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

  • To develop vocabulary
  • To read independently and conduct discussions

  • To identify main idea in a text
  • To improve VLT informative essays (period 2/6)
Classroom Activities

Finish watching Anne Frank: The Whole Story and compare to the play

Double-bubble comparison map in groups

Independent written evaluation of film and play

Vocabulary squares for newspaper article words

Read and discuss Holocaust remembrance articles in small groups

Independent silent reading 

Punctuation review worksheets: commas and apostrophes

Close Reading and annotation of ‘There But for the Grace’

Improving VLTs with teacher and peer support (periods 2/6)

Literature circles week 5

Assignments Due

Anne Frank film evaluation

Double-bubble comparison map of film and play

VLT improved drafts

annotated poem

Vocabulary squares

Literature circle packet, role 5

Additional Resources

Collections textbook, ‘The Diary of Anne Frank’ play

Power Point

Youtube: Anne Frank, The Whole Story

The Daytona Beach News-Journal Holocaust remembrance articles

Vocabulary squares model

‘There But for the Grace’ poem by Wislawa Szymborska

VPortal