The Diary of Anne Frank

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The Diary of Anne Frank

Character Reactions to the Raid

Posted in Act Two, Scenes 4-5 on April 15, 2014 by youkers

Describe the day the Gestapo raided the Annex. What were the individual characters reactions to the raid? Why would there be sense of relief for some?

Compare and Contrast Anne and Peter

Posted in Act One, Scenes 1-3, Scenes 4-5 on April 15, 2014 by youkers

Anne and Peter have very different personalities.  Discuss their differences and similarities.

How were they discovered??

Posted in After Reading, Scenes 4-5 on February 20, 2013 by youkers

Do you think that the employee who was asking questions about Mr. Frank was the thief who broke into the factory and then told the Green Police where they (The Frank’s) were hiding? Explain.

[The play does say that it was the thief.  However, in reality, nobody is really sure who turned them in.  http://www.annefrank.org/en/Anne-Frank/Discovery-and-arrest/]

(Student Submitted Question)

Mouschi

Posted in After Reading, Scenes 4-5 on February 20, 2013 by youkers

What do you think happened to Mouschi?  Explain you answer.

 

(Student Submitted Question)

Anne and Peter

Posted in Act Two, Scenes 1-3, Scenes 4-5 on February 13, 2013 by youkers

What do you think of Anne and Peter’s new relationship?  Do you think that they are truly a good match, or did their relationship develop only because of the circumstances they are in?

Before Reading – 1929-1945

Posted in Before Reading on January 22, 2013 by youkers

(You may need to ask someone at home about this question.)  Who in your family ancestry was alive during the time period of 1929-1945?  What was his/her life like during that time?  What kinds of things were different or the same about life then as opposed to life now?

Before Reading – What Do You Hope to Learn?

Posted in Before Reading on May 19, 2011 by youkers

Why do you think we are reading this story?  Is there anything you hope to learn from it?

Act Two – Anne’s Nightmare

Posted in Act Two on May 19, 2011 by youkers

What do you think of the incident when Anne screams during her nightmare?   What do you think her dream was about?

After Reading – What Would You Do?

Posted in After Reading on May 19, 2011 by youkers

What would you do if you had to stay in the annex for that long?  What would you bring, and how would you occupy yourself? (Assume that you are stuck there during the time period that they were.  No video games or computers!)

After Reading – MOVIE – Thoughts about Decision Made

Posted in After Reading on May 19, 2011 by youkers

What do you think of Mrs.Frank and Margot’s decision to stay with Anne after they got chosen to go to a better camp?