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Middle schoolers 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.
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.
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.
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.
Reflecting on what life was like during the Holocaust, 8th graders will read excerpts from the book, The Diary of Anne Frank, then complete five classroom activities that reflect on the readings. The classroom will be set-up to portray the "Secret Annex" in this simulation. Students will keep a diary, question, conclude, and participate in a variety of highly engaging interactive scenarios. Many varietions can be added to these scenarios as wel
Learners write plays on human interactions. In this literature lesson plan, students complete extension activities following the reading of The Diary of Anne Frank. Learners 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
In this online interactive reading comprehension instructional activity, students respond to 12 multiple choice questions about Anne Frank's The Diary of Anne FrankStudents may submit their answers to be scored.
Students 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.
Middle schoolers read Anne Frank or other first person or autobiographical accounts of experiences during the Holocaust and produce biographical sketches of the authors.
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.
Any lesson 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.
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.
Eighth graders read the Diary of Anne Frank. In this novel reading lesson plan, 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.
In this famous person worksheet, students read a passage about Anne Frank and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym matches, and scrambled sentences.
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.
Students explore the life of Anne Frank. In this World War II lesson, students consider Frank's religious identity and national identity. Students also discuss children's rights as they consider Frank and other Jewish children who suffered through the war.