Saturday, January 23, 2010

Anne Frank Unit Study

Books:
Diary of Anne Frank
The Cat with the Yellow Star: Coming to Age in Terezin
WWII information from History of US

Play: I Never Saw Another Butterfly

Movies:
Diary of Anne Frank(1959 version)
Paperclips

Documentaries:
watch online
http://www.ushmm.org/museum/exhibit/online/lodz/
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xX34pZ417Y
http://www.biography.com/video.do?name=historicalfigures&bcpid=1740037434&bclid=1785352185&bctid=33836764001




Websites:
http://www.uen.org/annefrank/
http://www.ushmm.org/education/foreducators/resource/pdf/history.pdf
http://www.ushmm.org/outreach/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007706
http://www.ushmm.org/outreach/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007708
http://www.annefrankguide.net/en-GB/default.asp?resetculture=1




Vocabulary:
Allies
Aryan Race
Auschwitz
Axis
Concentration Camps
Final Solution
Genocide
Ghetto
Holocaust
Resistance
SS
Nazi


Maps:
Print map of Europe and find the following countries:
Germany
Poland
Denmark
Belgium

Timeline
http://www.remember.org/educate/mtimeline.html

Field Trip:
Miller Museum of Jewish Art

Questions to explore and answer:
What was the significance of the yellow star?
Why is Anne’s diary still important today?
Who helped them while they were in hiding and why did they help?


write a short story on Anne‘s life--use this for a guideline
http://www.annefrank.org/content.asp?pid=2&lid=2

2 comments:

Debbie said...

Thanks Shawn! This looks great! We were talking WWII yesterday so this is perfect :)

TheMacs said...

Shawn - appreciate your hard work and sharing. We watched the Boy in Stripped Pajamas last night. Led to a good discussion.