Biography (nonfiction), 2,348 words, Level Z2 (Grade 5+), Lexile 980L
Many students are familiar with the tragedies and terrors of World War II. Anne Frank tells the story of an incredible girl who wrote a diary about her experiences during this dark time in history. Students will be able to put a face to one of the victims of the Holocaust. They will also have the opportunity to identify the author's purpose as well as to summarize to better understand the text. The book and lesson are also available for levels Z and Z1.
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Teach the Objectives
Summarize to understand text
Author's Purpose : Identify author's purpose
Grammar and Mechanics
Complex Sentences : Identify and use complex sentences
Synonyms and Antonyms : Recognize and use synonyms and antonyms
Think, Collaborate, Discuss
Promote higher-order thinking for small groups
or whole class