Choice Board – Unit 2: The Diary Anne Frank Graduation Standard 1: Read closely to analyze and evaluate all forms of the text. All students are expected to read Act 1 from The Diary of Anne Frank in order to complete the activities. A. Cite Evidence Details Use the R.A.C.E. strategy to answer one of the following questions. Do Anne and Peter seem to have typical attitudes toward their families? Go back to the text for examples to support your response. If you were going into hiding and could take only as many items as you could carry in a single trip, what would they be? List the contents of your bags and explain why you chose them. Remember you cannot carry a suitcase. Mr. Frank tells Anne, “There are no walls, there are no bolts, no locks that anyone can put on your mind” (pg. 357). What does he mean? Do you agree? Support your opinion with examples from your own experience or knowledge. E. Analyze details and how they relate; Characterization Choose from one of the following: Compare and contrast your character to another character using a Venn diagram. (need to list 5 character traits in each section) Create a missing poster for your character, remember to describe what your character looks like along with a picture; also list possible whereabouts. Write a poem from your character’s perspective using the “I Am” format. B. Figurative Language Choose from one of the following: Figurative Language Chart-- define, example from play, and write your own type. Figurative Language handout—identify, draw, and explain. Mandatory: Idioms—Choose One Activity Illustrate the literal and non-literal meaning of an idiom found in Act I. Identify 5 idioms found in Act I and explain. D. Word Choices and Vocabulary Choose 8 words that you are unfamiliar with from Act I and pick one of the following: Frayer Model Word log Write down your 8 words and divide them in half with a partner, then match each one with the name of a character or an event you think Anne might apply to the word to in her diary. Read your list of character and events to a partner and have them guess which of your vocabulary words goes with each item on the list.