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Anne Frank: Writer 1. When learning about Anne Frank, students were acquainting themselves with only one of many individuals whose lives were affected by events in Europe before and during World War II. Through the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum site, students can read (and even view video of) a number of first-hand accounts in which people dealt with intense aspects of human behavior.

1945: US drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima 1945: US drops atomic bomb on Hiroshima The first atomic bomb has been dropped by a United States aircraft on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. President Harry S Truman, announcing the news from the cruiser, USS Augusta, in the mid-Atlantic, said the device was more than 2,000 times more powerful than the largest bomb used to date. Fox Searchlight: 12 Years a Slave i was born a free man i will survivei will not despair social image Anne Frank Lesson Plans Lesson plans on Holocaust History are available here. Anne Frank and the HolocaustThe lesson ideas at this page emphasize writing. Scroll down for a useful table connecting specific passaes in the text with corresponding literacy activities.

Holocaust Memorial Day: remembering horror of Auschwitz 70 years on The site was also the death place for many people who did not fit into the Nazis' view of their world. Poles, lesbians, homosexuals and the disabled were amongst those also killed here. Over one and a half million people were killed at Auschwitz, including women and children The infamous sign, made by a prisoner, was erected by the Nazis after the Auschwitz barracks were converted into a labour camp to house Polish resistance fighters in 1940. 1945: Atom bomb hits Nagasaki 1945: Atom bomb hits Nagasaki American forces have dropped an atomic bomb on Nagasaki - the second such attack on Japan in three days. The bomb was dropped by parachute from an American B29 Bomber at 1102 local time. It exploded about 1,625 ft (500m) above the ground and is believed to have completely destroyed the city, which is situated on the western side of the Japanese island of Kyushu. In a statement issued from Guam, General Carl A Spaatz, Commander of the US Strategic Air Forces in the Pacific, said: "The second use of the atomic bomb occurred at noon, August 9, at Nagasaki.

700 Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Noir, Westerns . We also have special collections of . Free Comedy & Dramas 125 Korean Feature Films – Free – The Korean Film Archive has put on YouTube over 100 Korean feature films, including Im Kwon-taek’s Sopyonje and Hong Sangsoo’s The Day the Pig Fell Into a Well. The Diary of Anne Frank The Diary of Anne Frank Unit Daily Lesson Plans Day 1 - Computer Lab As a pre-reading activity to activate their prior knowledge about Anne Frank and the Holocaust, ask students to complete the anticipation guide at the following address: www.westga.edu/~kidreach The anticipation guide includes questions (no right or wrong answers) concerning issues they will encounter in the text (see sample next page) Briefly explain upcoming unit and that throughout the unit students will publish their own diary. Pass out personal diary rubrics and go over requirements and expectations Briefly review word processing functions (opening files, saving to a disk, formatting, font size/color/style, etc,) Instruct students to begin journal entry one saving it to their disk: Here’s what I know about the Holocaust… Here’s what I want to know about the Holocaust… If extra time, allow students to begin working on the cover of their diary

Anne Frank Who Was Anne Frank? During the two years and one month Anne Frank spent hiding in a Secret Annex in Amsterdam during World War II, she kept a diary. Anne Frank's diary, which was published by her father after the war and has been read by millions of people around the world, chronicles both the tensions and difficulties of living in such a confined space for that long a duration as well as Anne's struggles with becoming a teenager. Since the publication of her diary, Anne Frank has become a symbol of the children that were murdered in the Holocaust.

Why did World War II Start? - Children's British History Encyclopedia Since 1933, Germany had been ruled by Adolf Hitler and his political party, the Nazis. They wanted to take revenge for Germany’s defeat in the Great War by expanding Germany’s empire. In 1938, the Nazis invaded Austria and on 15th March 1939 they invaded Czechoslovakia. Next, on 1st September 1939, over a million Nazi troops then invaded Poland. The UK and France had promised to help the Poles if they were attacked so gave Hitler an ultimatum (final demand) by threatening war if his troops did not withdraw by 3rd September.

William Shakespeare born - Apr 23, 1564 According to tradition, the great English dramatist and poet William Shakespeare is born in Stratford-on-Avon on April 23, 1564. It is impossible to be certain the exact day on which he was born, but church records show that he was baptized on April 26, and three days was a customary amount of time to wait before baptizing a newborn. Shakespeare’s date of death is conclusively known, however: it was April 23, 1616.

Anne Frank Lesson Plan Subjects Social Sciences, Language Arts Grades The Mass Murder of Jews in the Second World War Under Adolf Hitler the National Socialist German Worker’s Party became very powerful in Germany from 1933 to 1945. The Nazis, as they were called, wanted to get rid of people who they thought were not as good as they were. They especially hated Jews and thought they were evil . At the beginning they made life hard for the Jews in Germany and all over Europe. Later on, they decided to kill them. This mass killing was called the Holocaust.

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