Diary of Anne Frank Webquest
Task - Step One
Below is a list of topics that each group will be assigned. Each student in the group will research and write a minimum of 15 facts about the assigned topic. The websites are located underneath each topic. As you research, take notes on some scratch paper (this will not be collected). If you do not bring in the minimum of 15 facts by the due date, you will not be eligible to participate in Step 2.
Topic 1: Anne Frank and Her Family Before the Annex
Your job is to research the Frank family. Who were they? What was their background before the war? Where were they located? Include any information you feel is important to this topic.
Topic 2: Concentration Camp
Your job is to research Jewish concentration camps. What are they? Where are they located? What happened there? Who ran the camps? Who were sent to the camps? What is the importance of the camps? Include any information you feel is important for this topic.
Topic 3: Overview of Nazis
Your job is to find out who a Nazi is. Who were they? Where were they located? Who did they follow? What did they do? What was the importance of a Nazi? Include any information you feel is important to this topic.
Topic 4: Adolf Hitler
Your job is to research Adolf Hitler. Who was he? What did he do? How significant is this man to the Holocaust? Include any information you feel is important to this topic.
Topic 5: Jewish People
Your job is to research Jewish people.. The most famous Jewish girl was Anne Frank; she was only one out of millions of Jews living during the Holocaust. You should research who they are, where they were living, what they were doing during the Holocaust. Was it hard being a Jew during this time? What kind of rights did they have? Did all Jews have the same experience? Include any other information you feel is important to your topic.
Topic 6: World War II
Your job is to research World War II. What countries were involved? What were some of the key issues? How many lives were lost as a result of this war?
Topic 7: Key Nazi leaders
Describe some of the key Nazi leaders other than Adolf Hitler. Give specific names, as well as their final outcomes.
Topic 8: Life for the Jewish people after World War II
After the war was over, Jewish people had to return to what was left of their homes or no homes at all. They had to start over. Research how and where they found jobs. How did they get back to a "normal" life?
Topic 9: Heroes of the Holocaust
Find out how individuals helped save lives during the holocaust. Tell us who they are, where they lived, and how they did it.
Topic 10: The Holocaust
What was the Holocaust? Where did the name come from? Who was involved/affected by this? How were they affected?
Task - Step Two
Bring your 15 facts in to class. You will combine your research with the research of the rest of your group members. Pick out the essential information. You will then use the research from your group to create a multimedia presentation.