Study Guides

Reader's Companion to The Diary of Anne Frank

(The Anne Frank Center USA) This guide is organized to help readers understand Anne Frank’s diary. Background information, time lines, and the glossary provide historical context for the years of Anne’s life and are designed to place her diary within the framework of the events taking place during World War II and the Holocaust. Special details have been included to highlight the twenty-five month period during which Anne and her family hid in the Secret Annex, as well as the aftermath. 

"I'm Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust" 

(Alexandra Zapruder with Facing History and Ourselves) A companion study guide designed to support classroom use of the documentary film I'm Still Here: Real Diaries of Young People Who Lived During the Holocaust.

Salvaged Pages 

(Alexandra Zapruder with Facing History and Ourselves) An in-depth, interdisciplinary online curriculum. The lessons in this collection can be taught as a set, following the chronology of the Holocaust, or used individually. Each lesson uses core academic skills to engage learners in a careful study of the text as an entry point to an exploration of a key event or theme in the history of the Holocaust.

One Survivor Remembers 

(US Holocaust Memorial Museum, HBO, and Teaching Tolerance) Available for streaming only, exclusively on Teaching Tolerance. Accompanying online teacher resources encourage thoughtful classroom discussion about a historical topic that is particularly difficult to teach and comprehend.