Anne Frank Portfolio By Crystal dinh - period 4

Anne Frank Biography

Exploring the setting

Anne Frank House

This is the house where Anne Frank and her family lived. This house also had a secret annex room where they hid for about two years from the nazis. Anne Frank's Family goes into hiding in early July 1942, after Margot Frank received a letter ordering her to report to a work camp in Germany.

On the left side is the way leading to the secret annex room where Anne and her family went into hiding

The Westerkerk Church

The Westerkerk church was built between 1620 and 1631 in Renaissance style. Westerkerk is a reformed church within Dutch protestantchurch in central Amsterdam in the Netherlands. This church also had the bell that rung every hour and thats house Anne could know what time it was.

A memorial statue of Anne Frank is located outside the church

The Nuremberg Law

The Nuremberg Law were laws which excluded the Jews from German life

1. Marriage between Jews and subjects of the state of German or related blood are forbidden. Marriages nevertheless concluded are invalid, even if concluded abroad to circumvent the law. Annulment proceedings can be initiated only by the State Prosecutor.

2. Extramarital intercourse between Jews and subjects of the state of German or related blood is forbidden.

3. Jews may not employ in their household female subjects of the state of German or related blood who are under 45 years old.

4. Jews are forbidden to fly the Reich or National flag or to display the Reich colors. They are, on the other hand, permitted to display the Jewish colors. The exercise of this right is protected by the State.

5. Any person who violates the prohibition under I will be punished by a prison sentence with hard labor. A male who violates the prohibition under I will be punished with a prison sentence with or without hard labor. Any person violating the provisions under III or IV will be punished with a prison sentence of up to one year and a fine, or with one or the other of these penalties. The Reich Minister of the Interior, in coordination with the Deputy of the Führer and the Reich Minister of Justice, will issue the Legal and Administrative regulations required to implement and complete the Law. The Law takes effect on the day following promulgations except for III, which goes into force on January 1, 1936. Nuremberg, September 15, 1935 at the Reich Party Congress of Freedom.

These laws make me feel very sad for the Jews because they were limited on a lot of activities. These Jews had a very bad life and if I lived in that time I would've fought for my freedom. I don't think this is fair for the Jews because they just want to believe into what they want to believe and they aren't hurting anyone in doing that. In my opinion I don't think the Jews should live a life like this. They should be able to live their lives like a normal human being.


Propaganda is information that is usually false or biased. Several are very exaggerated and misleading. Propaganda was used to promote something and in my opinion I thought it was VERY rude for people who did this. For example the nazis made one that said how to know if you are talking to a Jew depending on their nose. This I thought was very mean and rude. Most of the ones that I have seen were very biased and very rude and it usually is trying to draw you to one side and to hate the other side. Just like how the nazis made one that made a Jewish man with red eyes and made them look very mean. They were trying to convince you that German people were better and that you should hate Jews.

Propaganda posters


Anne Frank

Anne Frank was a Jewish girl who had to go in hiding because the nazis were taking all the Jews to a concentration camp. Anne had to stay in the secret annex room for several months and eventually died because of sickness. Anne Frank is three and a half years younger than Margot. Anne was the silly one where as Margot was the total opposite. Anne was an extrovert and Margot is an introvert.

Peter Van Pels

Peter was born on November 8, 1926 in osnabruck, near the Dutch border. Peter does not have any brothers or sister. Peter was also in hiding with Anne Frank and the rest of the other people. Peter was Anne Frank's crush and he was the only guy that Anne Frank saw for a very long time.

Hermann Van Pels

Herman was peters father wand was born on March 31, 1898. Hermann started working with Otto Frank in 1938 and later became the representative of his fathers business in osnabruck, Germany. He worked in Germany for his German father in law which was a wholesaler in butchers' equipment.

Otto Frank

Otto Frank was born on my 12 1889 in Frankfurt am Main. He has an older brother Robert and a younger brother Herbert and a sister Helene. Otto Frank was looked at as the calm one, the children's teacher, and the leader. He was usually the on who was in charge and when there was a decision that had to be made everyone looked at Otto Frank.

Act 1 Summary

In act 1 it all started with the Frank's finding somewhere to hide. Once they have found a place to hide they left and moved into their hiding spot which was called the secret annex. At first it was just the Frank's and the Van Dans. Then later on Mr. Dussel moved in but everyone was worried if they would have enough food for everyone. As time passed Anne and her mom have had some arguments with each other but they never really understood each other. Once Hanukkah came they celebrated and sang songs and unexpectedly Anne gave everyone gifts even her mother. Anne wasn't really on her moms side. She was always on here dads side because she thinks that her dad could understand her more. Another major thing that happened in act 1 was that Anne had a horrible nightmare and screamed in her sleep which could've exposed their hiding spot.

Bird: hope; Broken heart: sad; Hands: caring

Warsaw Ghetto Uprising

The ghetto uprising was when Jews are marched through the ghetto during deportation in Warsaw, Poland, 1942 - 1943. During this time about 300,000 peopled were killed by bullet or fas, combined with 92,000 victims of rampant hunger and hunger related diseases. 300 German soldiers were killed, and thousands of Warsaw Jews were massacred. As the result of the of the uprising this encouraged Jews to break out of more camps.


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