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Anne Frank: Writer
Students read excerpts of "Anne Frank's Diary" and analyze it for Anne's thoughts on feelings, relationships and behaviors she noted while her family was in hiding. They make a poster that reflects their analysis and present it to the class.
Anne Frank: One of Hundreds of Thousands
Learners conduct research to put Anne Frank's diary into historical context. They use maps, timelines, essays and websites to examine the early victories of the German army, paying special attention to the Netherlands and experiences of Anne Frank.
The Diary of Anne Frank-Clash of the Clans
Students read selected passages from The Diary of Anne Frank. They, in groups, discuss the television / movie characters and create character webs involving these characters and those in the Anne Frank book.
Characteristics of Anne Frank
Eighth graders read selected passages from The Diary of Anne Frank. Working in pairs, 8th graders determine what qualities and characteristics they would assign to her from their selected diary entry.
Vocabulary Strategy: The Diary of Anne Frank
When your class reaches the date, June 14, 1942, in The Diary of Anne Frank, have them complete this word search activity. A word list is provided at the bottom of the page, and learners search for a total of 43 words, choosing 10 to define.
The Diary of Anne Frank Vocabulary
In this The Diary of Anne Frank lesson, students receive definitions of 128 words found in The Diary of Anne Frank. Students match words with definitions and complete multiple choice questions using the words and definitions.
The Diary of Anne Frank: Clash of the Clans
Middle schoolers write plays on human interactions. In this literature lesson, students complete extension activities following the reading of The Diary of Anne Frank. Middle schoolers go on-line to research more about Anne and work in groups to complete character webs. They will use these webs to write a short play about group dynamics for those living close proximity. They will perform these plays and complete a reflection activity as a class.
Giving Beyond Measure-The Diary of Anne Frank
Students read and analyze the play "The Diary of Anne Frank" based on the book of the same name. They identify philanthropic concepts and values in the play and discuss the ways in which specific characters actions affect the events. They compare and contrast life in the Secret Annexe with their everyday experiences.
Giving Beyond Measure-- Diary of Anne Frank
Students examine the philanthropic concepts and values in the play, "The Diary of Anne Frank." They read the play, role-play characters, create a poster, and write journal entries.
Giving Beyond Measure: Diary of Anne Frank
Students explore the concept of philanthropy. In this The Diary of Anne Frank lesson, students examine the characters in the play and identify how altruism, civic responsibility, moral reasoning, human rights, sacrifice, and social justice are portrayed. Students compare the play to the primary source Diary of Anne Frank.
Introduction to The Diary of Anne Frank
Get a glimpse of Anne Frank's years in hiding with this activity, which introduces The Diary of Anne Frank. Readers complete a journal entry about how they would keep themselves occupied if they were forced into hiding (without personal electronics). The lesson then transitions into an introduction to Anne Frank's life, using a worksheet and SMARTboard slideshow, both of which are provided. This is an excellent way to begin a unit on Anne Frank and the Holocaust.
The Diary of Anne Frank Quiz
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 12 multiple choice questions about Anne Frank's The Diary of Anne Frank. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
The Diary of Anne Frank: Selected Passages
Young scholars read the novel, "The Diary of Anne Frank". Using the internet, they gather information on the effect of the Versailles Treaty, formation of the Weimer Republic and the Nazi Party on the Holocaust. They view propaganda techniques used by the Nazis and how they used the Jewish population as a scapegoat.
Eighth graders complete several writing projects based on The Diary of Anne Frank, including creating fables and comic book scenes based on the play. They also produce a multimedia report on D-Day and construct a model stage set of a scene from the play.
The Diary of Anne Frank: How Would I Survive?
Seventh graders read Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett's, The Diary of Anne Frank while focusing on the survival and coping skills of the people living in the Secret Annex. They create a group slideshow which shows how they would survive in a stressful situation and tell about a current world situation that might necessitate the use of coping skills.
The Anne Frank Story
Students read Anne Frank or other first person or autobiographical accounts of experiences during the Holocaust and produce biographical sketches of the authors.
The Diary of Anne Frank
Students write a book review of The Diary of Anne Frank. In their reviews they determine whether or not the book should be considered a classic of the twentieth century.
Anne Frank Brochure/Newsletter
Any lesson plan that includes time at the computer lab is a favorite for the kids! In this plan, the class heads to the lab to research Anne Frank and her life. Using both Internet and print resources (like the book), pupils compile information and create a brochure. Note: There is no specific assignment guidelines, so you may want to create some before beginning this creative project.
Reading in Context: The Diary of Anne Frank
Step into the hopeful and tragic world of Anne Frank with this lesson on reading in context. After complete a variety of activities related to the first two scenes of The Diary of Anne Frank, eighth graders participate in a read aloud to identify and define key vocabulary terms. In small groups they write story comprehension questions, and complete a context clue worksheet.
The Diary of Anne Frank
Eighth graders read the Diary of Anne Frank. In this novel reading instructional activity, 8th graders read and analyze the story. Students do online activities and create a newspaper giving a summary of three major events in the story. Students answer comprehension questions and make a diorama of a scene from the story.