This activity is meant to introduce students to the concept of rationing. This concept is talked about a lot in The Diary of Anne Frank. Students get a chance to "ration" each day for 5 days. They will relate their experience back to how hard it must have been for the Frank family to have rations in hiding. Students ration using store posters-and only get a limit of 6 ration stamps a day.
This activity includes both the PDF format and the editable format if you want to change the store names or switch out products. This activity includes teacher instructions, the student rationing packet, and food, clothing, and drug store posters for "5 weeks" or 5 days for the entire activity. Just print, hang up, and go!