The Diary of Anne Frank 2016


CC.8.R.L.1 Key Ideas and Details: Cite the textual evidence that most strongly supports an analysis of what the text says explicitly as well as inferences drawn from the text.

CC.8.R.L.3 Key Ideas and Details: Analyze how particular lines of dialogue or incidents in a story or drama propel the action, reveal aspects of a character, or provoke a decision.

CC.8.R.L.7 Integration of Knowledge and Ideas: 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.


Completed charts in the packet (formative)

Multiple choice test on the play (summative)

Character map test exactly like the one in the packet (summative) list which I will set up soon (formative)

Quotes challenge creation (formative)

Quotes challenge quiz (summative)

What should you be able to do after reading The Diary of Anne Frank?

Know the background and setting of the play

World War II

How Jews were persecuted and outcome

Know each of the characters:

Physical description

Relationship to others


Identify important quotes said by each

Explain the conflicts

External- between other characters and world

Internal- Struggles to understand self

Plot the story

Important events that add tension

Identify the climax

Explain the resolution

Be able to explain the theme and its development over the course of the play

Be able to do something like this:

Who said these quotes?

  1. Burn them. All of them.
  2. I’ve got to go to the other side of town to get some ration books for you.
  3. I’m sort of a lone wolf.
  4. And Anne hasn’t had her milk . . .
  5. You’ll be all right, Peter? You’re not afraid?
  6. Mother is unbearable. She insists on treating me like a baby, which I loathe.
  7. No. No.