Agenda 1/18/2017


Bell Work

  1. Review the questions you wrote yesterday utilizing the Question Stems for Informational Texts handout (yellow).
  2. Open your notebook to the foldable you created and glued onto page 86.

Class Work

    1. Using the information from the biographies you read yesterday, explain what your character’s life was like prior to the start of World War II. 
      • If you know how it ends, do not reveal the ending of the play. 
    2. As your peers present, gather information for each character in your foldable on page 86 in your interactive notebook.
      • Anne Frank
      • Margot Frank
      • Otto Frank
      • Edith Frank
      • Peter Van Daan
      • Miep Gies
      • Petronella Van Daan
      • Hans Van Daan
    3. As a class, review the questions posed by your peers. Answer any of the questions which were not addressed in your peers’ presentation.
    4. Discuss:
      • What struggles do you think the characters will have to overcome when they go into hiding?
      • How might this affect the plot of the play?


  1. Work on your optional formative assignment (due January 19th).
    • Create a flyer or mini poster that can be displayed in the hallways to advertise our school’s activities for Celebrate Literacy Week.
    • Your flyer or mini poster must include the dates, each day’s activity, and the theme.
    • Your flyer or mini poster should be visually pleasing (lots of color and visuals) and can be hand-drawn or computer-generated.
  2. Study the list for the school spelling bee.

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