A detailed Common Core aligned unit plan with focus standards, resources and activities and assessments to use with The Diary of Anne Frank by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett. The activities include pre-reading and post-reading. Among the resources are selected related texts, internet sites and films. The unit culminates in a structured source-based argumentative essay. There are two Power Point presentations: The Elements of Drama and The Argumentative Response.
This is a comprehensive plan with both cognitive and emotional outcomes in mind. Through these readings and activities, the tragedy of the Holocaust is personalized.