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        The Diary of Anne Frank: Life in Hiding

        Watch a dramatization of moments in the life of Anne Frank, a young Jewish girl who lived in hiding from the Nazis during World War II with her family and four other people. The alternating boredom and terror of life in hiding, as well as Anne’s growing desire to become a serious writer, are captured in these video segments, all adapted from “The Diary of Anne Frank” and based on entries from Anne's diary.

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        Life in Hiding

        This video segment adapted from MASTERPIECE: “The Diary of Anne Frank” dramatizes the tedium and claustrophobia of life in hiding for Anne and everyone else in the secret annex. Forced into close contact with her mother, Anne rebels against her and vents her frustration in her diary.

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        The Scare

        This video segment adapted from MASTERPIECE: “The Diary of Anne Frank” dramatizes a moment of terror as the Franks and the other people hiding with them from the Nazis are nearly discovered.

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        I Want to Be a Writer

        This video segment adapted from MASTERPIECE: “The Diary of Anne Frank” dramatizes Anne’s new desire to be a serious writer, as she rewrites her diary entries for publication after the war. She hopes to tell the world what happened to Jewish people in Europe under the Nazis, thus giving her life meaning. Her desire “to go on living even after my death” would be realized when her diary was published in 1952, seven years after her death in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp.

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        Funder: Early funding for Inspiring Middle School Literacy was provided by the Leon Lowenstein Foundation.
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