The Diary of Anne Frank is a wonderful piece of drama that contains important themes and elements that all students should be exposed to during their school years (not to mention it is one of the exemplar Common Core texts for middle school students). It is also a piece of drama that requires a lot of front loading and background knowledge building in order for students to fully comprehend the full context and reach of the play.
Within this file, you will find all the resources you need to teach the play version of The Diary of Anne Frank. From multiple lessons aimed at building crucial background information for students to reading response activities to a reflective thematic essay, it is all covered within this unit plan. Students will have a firm understanding of the events that led to the Holocaust and how those events affected the Frank family specifically.
Resources include PowerPoint presentations, worksheets, handouts, supplementary informational readings related to Anne Frank, essay outlines and guides, and more!
Students are required to improve their reading, writing, speaking, listening and critical thinking skills.
Some lessons include:
- Anne Frank Anticipation Guide
- Hitler's Rise to Power
- How Could the Holocaust Happen?
- Making Connections to other examples of prejudice
- Response and Analysis Questions for readings
- Anne Frank Character Sketch
- Anne Frank Family Timeline
- Anne Franks - Betrayal and Last Days
- Anne Frank Prejudice Essay
Answer Keys now included!
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