Day 1

The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    Anne's Life Before the Annex

    Kind of Activity:



    Students will research facets of life for young people in 1942 Holland, capture images of and understand the initial period of Anne's life in the 1940s, and discuss their findings.

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.4, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.3, CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.SL.2


    Divide students into small groups.

    Using the internet during class, each group should take 15-20 minutes and research Amsterdam in the early 1940s. They are looking for images, musical clips, video clips, and quotes, which should be used to make a Pinterest board.


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