There are some topics in history that can be hard to learn about. If you are sensitive to sad things, please check with your adults before using this learning block!
This learning block represents one week’s work. Aim to watch at least one video and choose at least one activity or project to complete.
There are two videos to choose from about Anne Frank. The first one is better for younger kids, the second one will appeal to older kids. Feel free to watch one, or both!
The only known video of Anne Frank
Tour the secret annex with Anne
Now choose an Activity
Map the Netherlands
Anne Frank lived in Amsterdam, which is the capital of the Netherlands.
The Netherlands is sometimes called “Holland,” but that’s incorrect. Holland is is made up of just two of the provinces of the Netherlands.
Print out this map of the Netherlands.
- Mark Amsterdam, the capital
- Label the North Sea
- Label Belgium and Germany
- Label four other cities of your choosing
- Colour the Netherlands light green
Save this map for your portfolio.
Write a journal entry
Anne Frank was a writer. She kept a journal through her time in the secret annex.
This journal was later published under the title, “Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl.”
Use your imagination and join Anne Frank in hiding. Choose one of the following writing prompts and tell a story, like Anne did:
- Imagine a conversation you have with Anne, write it
- Ask Anne questions, what does she answer? Write it.
- Create a journal entry of the day you spend in the secret annex with Anne.
- Write about something you are afraid of.
- Write about something you are bored with.
- Write about what is happening outside the house.
Save your writing piece for your portfolio.
Movie night with Anne Frank
Below are two full length movies about Anne Frank. The top one is more appropriate for younger people, the bottom one for older kids.
Perhaps you want to choose one and watch it with your family on movie night?
Books By & About Anne Frank
Click on a book to buy it from Amazon. Or, you can ask for them at your local library.