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Ch 1: Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Literary Context

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To better understand the literary context of Anne Frank's ''The Diary of a Young Girl'', study these helpful teaching tools/test preparation resources. The chapter contains several short and engaging lessons that help you quickly summarize the book's content and solidify your knowledge of the diary.

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  • Students who want to learn a broad topic in a short amount of time
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Students Will Review:

This chapter summarizes the material students need to know about the literary context of The Diary of a Young Girl for a standard literature course. Topics covered include:

  • Forms for epistolary writing
  • How to analyze and interpret diaries
  • A summary of The Diary of a Young Girl
  • The book's plot, timeline and important events
  • Anne Frank's first and final journal entries
  • Background context of Anne Frank's diary
  • The book's publisher
  • Vocabulary used throughout the diary
  • Why the diary was banned
  • A list of books that are similar to Anne Frank's diary

12 Lessons in Chapter 1: Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Literary Context
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Epistolary Writing: Letter and Diary Forms

1. Epistolary Writing: Letter and Diary Forms

In this lesson, you will discover that prose writing can take on different formats, from letters and diary entries to newspaper clippings and interviews. Explore how writers of both non-fiction and fiction tell stories through these different forms.

Practice Analyzing and Interpreting a Diary

2. Practice Analyzing and Interpreting a Diary

Reading someone's diary seems like a slightly scandalous thing to do, but published diaries can be analyzed, interpreted, and used as research materials. In this lesson, we'll look at how to read a diary in this way.

Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Summary

3. Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Summary

How would you feel about being first to stay inside all the time? Could you do it if your life depended on it? This is exactly the situation that Anne Frank faces when her family is forced to hide from the Nazis.

Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl: Plot & Timeline

4. Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl: Plot & Timeline

This lesson discusses the plot of Anne Frank's ''Diary of a Young Girl'' as well as the timeline of important events by year, as they are recorded by Anne in her diary entries.

Anne Frank's First & Last Diary Entries

5. Anne Frank's First & Last Diary Entries

When Anne Frank receives a diary for her thirteenth birthday, she is a carefree teenager. Frank writes the final entry in the diary just two years later, but her life and her world have changed drastically as a result of the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.

Important Events in Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl

6. Important Events in Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl

'The Diary of Anne Frank' is the story of a Jewish girl and her accounts of the two years she and her family were in hiding from the Nazis. During this time there were many important events that happened in and out of the Annex.

Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl: Genre & Background

7. Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl: Genre & Background

Anne Frank's diary is one of the most famous pieces of literature from the Holocaust. This lesson discusses Anne Frank's diary: the background leading to the diary's creation and publication, and the genre of ''Diary of a Young Girl''.

Who Published the Diary of Anne Frank?

8. Who Published the Diary of Anne Frank?

This lesson tells the story of how Anne Frank's father, Otto, was able to get her diary published even after her death in a Nazi concentration camp in 1945.

Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Vocabulary

9. Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Vocabulary

Reading Anne Frank's diary gives us a glimpse into the life of a group of Jewish people in hiding during the horrors of the Holocaust. In this lesson, we will look at some of the vocabulary terms we find in the Definitive Edition of Anne Frank's 'The Diary of a Young Girl.'

Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Vocabulary Flashcards

Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl Vocabulary Flashcards

This flashcard set will introduce you to a small sample of some of the more difficult words used by young Anne Frank in her diary, which was published after her death as ''Anne Frank's Diary of a Young Girl.''

Why Was the Diary of Anne Frank Banned?

11. Why Was the Diary of Anne Frank Banned?

In the 'The Diary of Anne Frank', Anne Frank's poignant recalling of her two years in hiding has been considered controversial and has had public outcry to be banned in several states. In this lesson, you'll learn why it was banned in some places.

Books Similar to Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl

12. Books Similar to Anne Frank's The Diary of a Young Girl

Anne Frank's 'Diary of a Young Girl' is a poignant nonfiction story of a young lady who hid from the Nazi's for two years before she was found, captured, and eventually died. Although one of the very first of it's kind, there are many other rich diary literature available.

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