Who Was Anne Frank?

This Who Was Anne Frank? website also includes:

Set the stage for a study of The Diary of a Young Girl with a resource that includes background information about Anne Frank's early years, the Nazi invasion of the Netherlands, her Secret Annex hiding place, and her capture and deportation.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • After reading the articles and watching the video, ask class members to take a virtual tour of the Secret Annex
  • Develop a worksheet with questions that can only be answered by an in-depth exploration of the interactive website (What happened to Peter's bicycle? Why was the attic window so important to Anne?)
  • Include in a study of The Diary of A Young Girl
  • Have groups research The Righteous Among the Nations and Yad Vasham
Classroom Considerations
  • Presumes that a protocol has been established for the safe discussion of sensitive issues
Pros
  • Language may be changed by clicking the button on the top left side of the home page
Cons
  • None
Common Core