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15 resources with the keyterm diary

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Animal Diaries

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students read Diary of a Worm by Foreen Cronin. In this journal writing lesson, students research an animal and write a diary by their animal. Students apply the research they've completed in their writings. Students share their diaries....
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A Family Apart

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students create an abc book, acrostic poem, diary, caricature, haiku, and more for the story A Family Apart. In this A Family Apart lesson plan, students also have vocabulary words to use.
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In His Own Words Primary Documents: Analyzing a D-Day Diary

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students read a section of Sidney Montz's D-Day diary, focusing on understanding new vocabulary and examining diaries as primary source documents. They answer questions and discuss the diary.
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Animal Diaries

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Launch this lesson plan 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...
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Our First 100 Days

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students discuss what they want to accomplish in their first one hundred days at school. Individually, they use markers to decorate a journal in which they write down their ideas and accomplishments. To end the lesson, they share their...
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Middle Ages Diary

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students research life in the Middle Ages. They write a historical fiction diary based on a character they create. Students use the six steps to process writing to complete their diary. They orally present their diaries to the class.
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Ane Frank: Writer

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders investigates a website to gather information on the Holocaust and Anne Frank. They compare Anne Frank's characteristics to other peers. Students explore specific examples and draw conclusions about human behavior.
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A Visit to Aunt Louisa's

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders write a diary entry. In this journaling lesson students examine a 1880's primary source document. Students read about a young girl visiting her Aunt in rural Indiana. Students write about what they did in the last day.
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Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl

For Teachers 7th
In this unit, students examine the many different themes in Anne Frank's diary. They connect the themes to their own life and keep a journal to explore the triumphs and challenges in their own life.
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Diaries From the Holocaust

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders find similarities and differences in two different diary entries. In this Holocaust history meets literary skills lesson, 6th graders read the diary of a soldier or prisoner from the the Auschwitz concentration camp and...
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Egyptian Diary Project

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders complete a journal activity in conjunction with a study of ancient Egypt. In this history and writing lesson, 7th graders write a journal entry based on the life of an ancient Egyptian pharoah they create.
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Diary Of A Spider

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students read the book Diary Of A Spider and then create their own diary entries. In this writing lesson plan, students respond to the book and complete a prewriting activity.
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Oregon Trail Diary

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Young scholars pretend they are on the Oregon Trail and keep a diary of their adventures. In this Oregon Trail lesson plan, students write about their decisions to move, crossing rivers, buying supplies, and more.
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Oregon Trail Diary

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Learners write a diary. In this writing and creativity lesson plan, students pretend they are moving west and keep a diary about their adventures. Learners study real-life scenarios about families who made the trip out west before...
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The Mystery of the Lost Colony of Roanoke

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars research the Lost Colony of Roanoke by interpreting John White's diary as a primary source.