The Diary of Anne Frank

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While designed to supplement a viewing of the PBS Masterpiece Classic The Diary of Anne Frank, this resource can also serve as an excellent informational text and activity source for your students on the historical context and timeline of Anne Frank's life and biography. If viewing the film, the document includes pre-viewing and post-viewing questions, discussion prompts, and a list of several suggested extension activities.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Set the stage for your study of The Diary of a Young Girl by reading the Historical Context pages, which succinctly review the history of anti-semitism, rise of Nazi Germany, World War II, and Anne Frank's family
Classroom Considerations

  • The film that this resource is based on can be purchased through the PBS website under the title Masterpiece: The Diary of Anne Frank DVD
Pros

  • Thought-provoking and insightful content
  • Includes excellent worksheets analyzing Anne Frank's efforts to revise her diary
Cons

  • None