Deeper Reading Activities

Activities to use for assignments

Responsibility Pie Charts (pgs 102-103)

This activity is a way for students to consider a deeper reading of a book or play. Students must consider which characters or real world people have an affect on the outcome. Then students will create a pie chart to explain who claims the most responsibility in terms of the outcome.


The Holocaust is portrayed in many different novels and students can use real world events as well as the circumstances from the novel or play to map the responsibilty in relation to the outcome. In the Diary of Anne Frank, what people were responsible for the ultimate death of the main characters.