Character Trait Chart Anne Frank
This organizer is a more detailed character analysis that encourages students to draw conclusions and provide the evidence in one chart.  The Diary of Anne Frank was completed with eighth grade students.

Character Trait Chart

Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

 

Page Number

Trait

Example

306

Optimistic

Fun-loving

Anne tells us how there were many rules and restrictions, but children still managed to have fun.

 

307

Studious

Curious

She carries her schoolbag.  She kept a diary.  She is interested in everything.

309

Not shy

Not reserved

She removes some layers of underwear in front of both families after arriving at the attic.

310

Curious

Daddy's girl

She wants to see what's going on outside, and she follows after her father closely to see what he does.

310

Innocent

Naïve

She has slept soundly even though she knew her family was going into hiding today.

311

Popular

Friendly

She has many friends at school.

311

Loyal

Animal-lover

Considerate

She leaves food and a note for her neighbor to take care of her cat.

312

Proud

She will not burn her Star of David because it still represents who she is and her heritage.

315

Playful

Anne takes Peter's shoes and tries to hide them from him.

315

Energetic

Antsy

She wants to play around after sitting still and being quiet all day.

317

Talkative

Peter reveals Anne's nickname at school, Mrs. Quack-Quack.

318-319

Ham (likes to entertain people)

She imitates Mr. VanDaan as he paces.

321

Nosy

Anne is listening in on the VanDaan's conversation.

322

Childish

Playful

Anne takes Mr. VanDaan's pipe when he is looking for it.

322

Aggravating

Spoiled

Mr. VanDaan is irritated that Anne was hiding his pipe.

323

Emotional

Sensitive

Anne gets upset that her mother wants her to be more like Margot.  She runs off crying.

328

Loyal

Concerned

Anne asks Mr. Dussel if he knows the whereabouts of her friend Jopie and becomes very upset to find she's gone.

330

Opinionated

She speaks freely about her opinion of Mr. Dussel.

 

 
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