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January 27th is Holocaust Memorial Day.
In preparation for this I have prepared the following materials to help students reflect on the causes and consequences of Genocide. Please contact me if you have any suggestions for improvements!
Designed to last 15-20 minutes, this PowerPoint introduces the topic and the tasks which follow.
A series of activities designed to get students thinking about what it means to "remember", what sorts of things are worthy of remembrance, what the most appropriate type of memorial should be; students can also choose to research a particular genocide in more depth.
To support the workpack above, there are several other resources:
PowerPoint: Examples of Holocaust Memorials
PowerPoint Template: Evaluating a Holocaust Memorial
PowerPoint Template: Researching a Genocide
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Events (550 years ago today): 1470 – Champa-??i Vi?t War: Emperor Lê Thánh Tông of ??i Vi?t formally launches his attack against Champa.
Events (500 years ago today): 1520 – An expedition under the command of Ferdinand Magellan passes through the Strait of Magellan.
Events (100 years ago today): 1920 – FIDAC (The Interallied Federation of War Veterans Organisations), the first international organization of war veterans is established in Paris, France
Births (550 years ago today): 1470 – Wen Zhengming, artist during the Ming dynasty (d. 1559)
Births (450 years ago today): 1570 – James Whitelocke, English judge and politician, Chief Justice of Chester (d. 1632)
Births (200 years ago today): 1820 – Friedrich Engels, German-English philosopher, economist, and journalist (d. 1895)
Births (50 years ago today): 1970 – Álex López Morón, Spanish tennis player
Deaths (850 years ago today): 1170 – Owain Gwynedd, Welsh king (b. 1080)
Deaths (150 years ago today): 1870 – Frédéric Bazille, French soldier and painter (b. 1841)
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