The world has dark pages in its history, but each event in history teaches a lesson .
Quote “The heights by great men reached and kept were not attained by sudden flight, but they while their companion slept were toiling upward in the night” Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Word of the Week: antagonistic (adj)
RIF: Vocabulary
Essential question: How can one person make a difference when encountering a social challenge?
Objectives: Students will:
1. To gain background knowledge about Anne Frank.
2. Gain background and historical context for the play—The Diary of Anne Frank.
3.Use context clues to define vocabulary words.
4. Write about the effects of war
5. Organize ideas in chronological order.
6. Establish a context for the Holocaust including the time frame and the major events
7. Understand and appreciate a drama
8. Understand and appreciate author’s use of flashback.
9. To connect to events in the Holocaust through allegory.
10.Use Children’s book as a springboard for class discussion.
Monday
Warm up: Response to quote& poem of the week. (POW) Dulce et Decorum est. Brainstorm your ideas and thoughts about the poem .
Class work: Who was Anne Frank? Mc Dougal Littell (MDL) literature page 444-446
Homework: None
Tuesday:
Warm UP: POW
Class work: MDL. page 447
Wednesday:
Warm up: Poem of the Week (POW)
Class work: Web search for explanation of Holocaust terms –Anti Semitism, Death camp, genocide, Nazi, concentration camp. SB. Page128
H Home work: complete class work.
Thursday:
Warm up: POW
Class work: The Diary of Ann Frank (drama) Act 1 scene 1-3. MDL page 448-461
Home work: none
Friday :
Warm up: Paedia seminar based on poem of the week
Class work: Allegory – Terrible Thing by Eve Bunting --Springboard page 230- 232
Home work: none.
“I still believe, inspite of everything, that people are really good at heart.”
From The Diary Of Ann Frank