This sensitively written, scrupulously researched guide provides the critical background information and resources you'll need to teach The Diary of Anne Frank and place it in the context of the Holocaust. Teaching materials connect historical events with the sequence of Anne Frank's diary entries and include comprehension-building questions, ideas for journal writing, key historical documents, timelines, poetry, photographs, and more. The book also features a step-by-step guide for planning your study, as well as an appendix of recommended books, DVDs, Web sites, and other resources and materials related to the Holocaust.
This book will guide you in enriching students’ reading of the diary and in placing it in the context of the Holocaust. As students read through Anne’s diary, this book will help you enhance the experience with discussion questions, journal prompts, Resource Pages, and projects, including keeping a response journal. Because you best know your students’ learning styles, the suggestions are meant to be flexible guidelines.