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Dynamic Duo Text Talks: Examining the Content of Internet Sites

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Grades 6 – 8
Lesson Plan Type Standard Lesson
Estimated Time Two 40-minute class sessions
Lesson Author

Valorie A. Stokes

St. Joseph, Missouri

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Lesson Plans

Calendar Activities

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   6 – 9  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Writing for Audience: The Revision Process in The Diary of Anne Frank

After reading or viewing The Diary of Anne Frank, students will make connections between audience and purpose and revise a journal entry with an outside audience in mind.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  February 23

Diarist Samuel Pepys was born.

Students write diary entries and revisit the entries as if it were a hundred years from now. Students then brainstorm and write paragraphs about life in the 21st century.

 

Grades   9 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  November 9

Kristallnacht occurred in 1938.

To help understand the thinking of German leaders during the Holocaust, students write about a time when they failed to come to the assistance of someone who needed help.

 

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  June 12

Anne Frank received her famous diary in 1942.

Students learn about eyewitness reports through a lesson that is grade-level appropriate. Then, groups use primary source documents and research an event using eyewitness accounts.

 

Grades   7 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  September 30

Elie Wiesel was born on September 30, 1928.

Students compare and contrast two views of the Holocaust from different authors. Students may also research stories of other survivors who may or may not be published and create a presentation on this survivor.

 

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