What if Anne Frank had a cell phone? Students will ask themselves this question and design a cell phone custom made for Anne. Fourteen activity cards ask them to choose images, apps, music, memes, pics and more based on what they know of Anne's personality. I designed this activity to help students connect to Anne in a modern way. Imagining her as a teen with a phone resonates with students as they approach the end of her story, making her tragic fate all the more poignant. Please click on the Preview for ideas on how to use these cards.
I have bundled this lesson into 3 different formats in order to give you a choice of how best to utilize it in your classroom:
14 Activity Cards in jpg format
Cards inserted into PPT for easy printing 4 to a page
Cards in PDF file, combined into a single assignment
These cards cover the following phone apps: Snap Chat, Google Maps, Instagram, Calendar, Texts, Camera, Notes, YouTube, Twitter, Music, Games, News and General Phone Settings
Ideally, students should use their phones as a reference tool for these activities, however it is not necessary. Everything is print/paper friendly- no technology required.
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