Name:
Period:
Anne Frank and The Holocaust
Mini Research Project with MLA Format
Choose 3 QUESTIONS from the list below. THEY DO NOT HAVE TO BE FROM THE SAME
CATEGORY! Just choose the questions you are the most curious about. Using resources in the media
center, find the answers to these questions. You MUST document your findings using MLA format, for
which there is a guide at the back of this packet (or you can use easybib.com, or you can copy the MLA
formatted citation if it’s available at the bottom of the article itself). You MUST find at least ONE of your
answers from a resource using Iowa AEA Online. Please respond in depth, using complete sentences
(YOUR words, not the authors’ words—do not plagiarize)!
OTHER COUNTRIES AFFECTED BY THE HOLOCAUST
Though Germany was where the Holocaust began, as Nazi Germany expanded their rule, many other countries were
affected. Research a country besides Germany, and explain how it was affected.
1. How did the Nazis change this country?
2. What rules did the Nazis put into place?
3. What concentration camps/other military institutions were built, and how many died?
4. Why wasn’t this country able to defend itself?
RESISTANCE
So often it is asked “why didn’t people resist the Nazis?” Truthfully, there are many stories of those who DID resist
the Nazis, though some attempts at resistance were unsuccessful. Research the following stories of resistance:
1. The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising (Who, when, why, how?)
2. Killing Center Revolts at Treblinka (Who, when, why, how?)
3. Killing Center Revolts at Sobibor (Who, when, why, how?)
4. Killing Center Revolts at Auschwitz-Birkenau (Who, when, why, how?)
WOMEN DURING WARTIME
Research the roles of women in Germany and/or America during World War II.
1. How did German Nazi women contribute to the war efforts in Germany?
2. How did American women contribute to the war efforts in America (on the home front)?
INVENTIONS DURING THE 1930s-1940s
Though the world was at war during the 1930s and 40s, many inventions were generated, some of which were used for
war. Research an invention created during this time, and find out:
1. What was the invention?
2. Who was the inventor?
3. Why was there a need for this invention at the time?
THE JEWISH RELIGION
Hitler and the Nazi regime exhibited so much hate for Jewish people, but the Jewish religion is one of peace, rooted in
traditions. Research the Jewish religion.
1. What are the major beliefs of the religion, and how do they differ from Christianity?
2. What holidays are celebrated and why?
3. What foods are the Jewish people able and not able to eat in accordance with their beliefs?
4. Where do they worship? When? What do they wear during worship services?
5. What other religious customs are practiced?
PEOPLE IN HIDING WITH THE FRANKS:
Name:
Period:
As we read “The Diary of Anne Frank,” we got to know the people with which Anne was in hiding. Choose someone
from the list below and find out: What was his/her life like before the war? What was his/her fate?
1. Mr. Van Daan (Real name: Hermann van Pels)
2. Mrs. Van Daan (Real name: Auguste van Pels)
3. Peter Van Daan (Real name: Peter van Pels)
4. Mr. Dussel (Real name: Fritz Pfeffer)
1. QUESTION:
Response:
Resource (in MLA FORMAT):
2. QUESTION:
Response:
Name:
Period:
Resource (in MLA FORMAT):
3. QUESTION:
Response:
Resource (in MLA FORMAT):
Name:
Period:
Download

AF Scavenger Hunt