The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank
By Frances Goodrich and Albert Hacket

Ms. Dudley

Common Core Objectives:

RL 2 Determine a theme of a text and analyze its development, including its relationship to the characters, setting, and plot.

RL 10 Read and comprehend dramas.

L 4 Determine and clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words or phrases

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bitter over the events of the war, Frank plans to leave Amsterdam for good. Before he leaves, he finds the diary that his daughter Anne wrote during their two years in hiding. As he begins to read, the point of view shifts, and we see the events of the Franks' time in hiding through the eyes of thirteen-year-old Anne.

In July of 1942, Mr. and Mrs. Frank and their daughters Anne and Margot, along with Mr. and Mrs. Van Daan and their son Peter, move into hidden rooms in Mr. Frank's former office building. Miep Gies and Mr. Kraler, former employees of Mr. Frank, bring food and supplies to the families and protect them from discovery. In the cramped quarters, the families set rules for their daily activities. Eventually the families are joined by Jan Dussel, a friend of Miep's fiancé. Anne often quarrels with her mother, but she remains close to her father. One night, a thief breaks into the building, and the families know that he has heard them moving about upstairs.

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poetry or fiction. Here are some tips for students to make the most out of reading a play.

Visualize the Characters

Unlike fiction, a play does not usually offer a lot of vivid detail. Typically, a playwright will briefly describe a character as he or she enters the stage. After that point, the characters might never be described again. Therefore, it is up to the reader to create a lasting mental image. What does this person look like? How do they sound? How do they deliver each line?

Contemplate the Setting

Because many classic dramas are set in a wide range of different eras, it will behoove students to have a clear understanding of the story's time and place. For one, ...

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