Diary Teacher Resources
Find Diary educational ideas and activities
Showing 1 - 20 of 3,509 resources
New Review Mary Henry: Journal/Diary Writing
A great way to connect social studies with language arts, a resource on Mary Henry's historical diary reinforces the concepts of primary and secondary sources. It comes with an easy-to-understand lesson plan, as well as the reference documents and worksheets necessary for completing the activity.
7th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Study Guide for Second Semester English Exam
Thorough and all-encompassing, this study guide summarizes an entire semester, or possibly a year, of language arts vocabulary words. Vocabulary from The Diary of Anne Frank, Night, Romeo and Juliet, and various short stories is listed for review, as well as the elements of drama, stories, and literature.
8th - 10th Language Arts 51 Views 536 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Holocaust Diary Project
Here is a good interdisciplinary project that combines creative and narrative writing with studies of the Holocaust. Your young historians will compose a diary of experiences from the perspective of an individual living during the time period, with each entry based on a particular event or situation, such as life in the Jewish ghettos or Kristallnacht.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
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.
8th Language Arts 39 Views 204 Downloads
"You're Probably Tired, Dear Diary" - Children's Diaries during the Holocaust
As part of the study of WWII and the Holocaust, class members read a series of diary entries written by children during the onslaught of Nazi occupation. Each entry is accompanied by biographical information and discussion questions. The tone of the entries becomes more and more terrifying as the persecution progresses.
9th - 12th Language Arts 25 Views 49 Downloads
Literature Study Guide - Diary of a Young Girl
Guide your class through an Anne Frank unit with this reading activity. Complete with a plot chart, character map, and literary response activities, this assignment is a great way to engage with the text of Diary of a Young Girl. A reading schedule provides the opportunity to assign outside reading.
7th - 10th Language Arts 25 Views 100 Downloads
Introduction to "Anne Frank - The Diary of a Young Girl"
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.
8th Language Arts 21 Views 56 Downloads
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.
7th - 8th Language Arts 32 Views 61 Downloads
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).
8th - 10th Language Arts 32 Views 154 Downloads
Launch this lesson with Doreen Cronin's Diary of a Worm! Discuss the format and content of a diary, and ask learners if they've ever kept a diary before. Then, after an introductory discussion, have learners choose an insect or another animal that they don't know too much about (you could create a list to choose from).
2nd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 49 Downloads
Unlikely Diary keepers Using Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin
Put your class in the shoes of someone - or something - else with this lesson, which encourages writers to keep a diary from the perspective of a living creature or an abstraction. Use Doreen Cronin's Diary of a Worm and the Six Trait writing activity to guide learners through the writing process.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Diaries And Memoirs
Young scholars analyze how personal diaries and memoirs record actual events. They compare and contrast diaries and memoirs from the Holocaust. They engage in journal or diary writing as a way to explore one's own feelings and self.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 21 Views 73 Downloads
A Primary Source Picture Book
Travel through Europe with ten-year-old Teddy Roosevelt in this writing activity, which uses the picture book My Tour of Europe: by Teddy Roosevelt, by Ellen Jackson. After reading the book, readers compare it to passages from The Boyhood Diary of Theodore Roosevelt, both of which are primary sources of the same account.
4th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 41 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Life in Letters
If you could read the personal diary of any famous person, living or dead, who would it be? Explore the life of an influential American through primary sources such as letters, books, and speeches. The class compiles a biography of this person focusing on the major issues that shaped his or her public life.
9th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 67 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Island of the Blue Dolphins Final Project
As your class finishes its reading of Island of the Blue Dolphins, allow your students to choose from this list of final projects. From creating a shoebox museum or researching modern day survival stories, to writing a diary or newspaper article, this resource provides a wide variety of opportunities for learners to demonstrate their understanding of the book.
4th - 6th Language Arts 28 Views 25 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Diary of Anne Frank-The Play
The Diary of Anne Frank is not only a book, but a play as well, and this quiz focuses on the play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett. Nineteen of the questions are multiple-choice and one is fill-in-the-blank.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 32 Downloads