August 4

Anne Frank captured

August 4, 1944

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  • Anne Frank: One of Hundreds of Thousands
    Lesson Plan / History & Social Studies
    Anne Frank: One of Hundreds of Thousands

    Drawing upon the online archives of the U.S. Holocaust Museum, this lesson helps students to put the events described by Anne Frank into historical perspective, and also serves as a broad overview of the Nazi conquest of Europe during World War II. After surveying the experiences of various countries under Nazi occupation, the lesson ends with activities related specifically to the Netherlands and Anne Frank.

  • Anne Frank: Writer
    Lesson Plan / Foreign Language
    Anne Frank: Writer

    This lesson concentrates on Anne Frank as a writer. After a look at Anne Frank the adolescent, and a consideration of how the experiences of growing up shaped her composition of the Diary, students explore some of the writing techniques Anne invented for herself and practice those techniques with material drawn from their own lives.

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August 4, 1913

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