Anne Frank: The Diary of Anne Frank Book Club FLEX

Linda Lu
Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(84)
In this 6-week class, students will read and answer questions about the Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank. Students will also keep a reading journal to better understand and reflect on what they are reading each week.

Class experience

US Grade 6 - 8
I am a licensed teacher for grades K-12. I have taught about Anne Frank in a public school setting and I have attending professional development trainings from the North Carolina Council on the Holocaust, which is an agency of the NC Department of Public Instruction. I have read extensively about Anne Frank, the Holocaust, and World War II.

I  also had the opportunity to visit the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam. It was a humbling experience that pushed me to learn more about the Holocaust, World War II, and human rights. 

This is a sensitive topic. It is important to remember that many people lost their lives and suffered greatly during the Holocaust. It is an important topic to study and to teach. I understand that it is important to be respectful and sensitive when discussing the Holocaust with students.
Homework Offered
Each week students will: - read a section of the Diary of Anne Frank - view the pre-recorded video lesson - answer multiple choice, short answer, and essay questions using Google Forms (Short answer questions can be answered in 1-2 sentences. Essay questions can be answered in 3-6 sentences.) - write an entry in their reading journal
2 - 4 hours per week outside of class
Assessments Offered
Grades Offered
Students will need a copy of The Diary of Anne Frank. Any edition is fine. Some editions of the diary include information that others don't. You can read more information about this here:

The version of Anne Frank's diary that I used when creating this class was published by Bantam Dell in 1994. The ASIN is B007Z332A0. 

One of the reason I used this version of the diary is because it earned the Teacher's Pick designation on Amazon. It is also the version of the diary that I own. Students can read any edition of the diary and still get plenty of good information out of the class. There are different pros and cons of reading each version. Any edition is a powerful story and can be used when taking this class. 

Students can read the diary in print, a digital version, or listen to the audiobook version. Some students benefit from listening to the audiobook while reading the print or digital version of the book. Do what is best for your learner. 

The reading journal is a PDF file that will be shared with students in the Outschool Classroom on the first day of class. Students can complete the questions by printing out the PDF file and answer the questions by hand or by typing directly in the PDF file on the computer. Do what works best for your learner. Please let me know if you have any questions or concerns about completing the reading journal. 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
This class will deal with many difficult topics, including the Holocaust, discrimination, hate, violence, war, and death. Common Sense Media recommends this book for students ages 11 and up. Please review this book before allowing your children to read it. The Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank involves descriptions of the Holocaust, discrimination, hate, violence, war, being fearful of death, puberty, and sexuality. 

This class uses Google Docs. Students can access the Google Docs using a link in the classroom. No login information required. 

The teacher recorded videos for this class are stored in Google Drive. Students can access all the videos using the link in the classroom. No log in information is required to access the videos stored in Google Drive. 
Anne Frank House Website

Virtual Tour of the Secret Annex from the Anne Frank House Museum Website

The Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank 
Written by Anne Frank 

Anne Frank Remembered 
By Alison Leslie Gold and Miep Gies 

Anne Frank: The Biography 
by Melissa Müller 

History Chicks Podcast

United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

NC Council on the Holocaust

Meet the teacher

Average rating:4.9Number of reviews:(84)
Hello families! 

My name is Linda Lu. I teach English Language Arts and social studies at a middle school in the United States.

My education includes a Master's Degree in Teaching and a Bachelor's degree in English. Additionally, I am certified... 
Flex Class


weekly or $60 for 6 weeks
6 weeks

Average rating:5.0Number of reviews:(1)
Completed by 4 learners
No live video meetings
Ages 11-14

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