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IB Unit: Cost of Hate-Summative Writing Assignment: Diary AoI: Environments

In this unit, we have explored how intolerance can have a major impact on individuals, groups, societies and countries. With this assignment, we will explore how intolerance affects an individual through his/her writing. Assignment: Choose one character from The Diary of Anne Frank. Think about the story from his/her point of view. Write ten diary entries written in the first person to describe how intolerance affects him/her and others. Your diary will include factual information from the play, as well as your own ideas of what it might be like to live in the secret annex as that character. You may want to add a cover and put your entries together in a booklet style. Be creative!

DUE DATE: Thursday, April 11th


Expectations: A minimum of 10 entries At least one paragraph per entry Appropriate date for the time period above the salutation (Dear Diary) Diary refers to facts in the play The diary has elements of a persons environment (the other residents actions, behaviors, living in close quarters, discrimination that the residents face). A separate MLA formatted 1 page double-spaced typed reflection (2 pages if not typed). Explain how the environment impacts an author in his/her writing. Include factual events in history that played a part in the environment.

Language A Year 3 Criterion A (Content) The student will begin an informed and independent response to a literary text: Show how the environment affects the people and events Show what matters to the characters. Show the problem. Use events to show how intolerance, and the environment (living quarters, and other characters) affect the writing of the author. Objective 0 1-2 3-4 5-6 7-8 9-10 The student The student The writing is The writing The writing The writing The writing expresses an does not meet absent of any lacks detail. expresses some shows a develops and informed and the standard detail, or Imagination and detail, significant uses a independent development. development imagination, amount of substantial response to a The diary has need work. No supporting detail, amount of detail literary text. limited supporting details, and development that reflects a imagination details. development and supporting lot of details. imagination Language A Year 3 Criterion C (Style and Mechanics) The student will use correct grammar and syntax (sentence structure and 1st person) The student will use correct spelling/writing. 0 The student does not meet the standard 1-2 Frequent grammatical, syntax, and spelling errors. It affects the meaning of the piece. 3-4 Several grammatical, syntax, and spelling errors. It affects the meaning of the piece. 5-6 Some grammatical, syntax, and spelling errors. The piece is readable but difficult to understand. 7-8 Few grammatical, syntax, and spelling errors. The piece flows logically and is easily understand. 9-10 Almost no grammatical, syntax, and spelling errors. The piece flows logically and is easily understood.

Objective The student uses language to explain, inform, and begin to analyze.