The ninja were legendary Japanese warriors dressed in black who attacked in the middle of the night like cats. Here, everything is probably very far from reality and is derived from what has been written (and invented in part) centuries after the death of these characters. The true ninja, also called "shinobi" existed between the fifteenth and seventeenth century and played a very important role in the events of Japanese history.
Hinda Cohen’s shoe. While the adults of the Kovno ghetto were working in a labor camp, the children of the ghetto were rounded up and taken to Auschwitz without their knowledge. Only when they returned to the ghetto at the end of the day did they discover their children were gone. Hinda's parents found her shoe from where she had been taken and carved the date of the event on the bottom.
Robert Clark, photographer "When I look at all the pictures from the coverage of 9/11, I keep coming back to this one. I think that this is a very powerful image, it seems to tell the whole story of the people who had to run for their lives. It is a stripped down image of the event, I see pure emotion, fear, tragedy. #sadness
This is a fun activity that has students investigate different historical statements about the 13 colonies and determine their accuracy. For example, one of the events students investigate is "witch dunking" during the Salem witch hysteria of the late 1600s. Included in the download: 1. Detailed student worksheet 2. Powerpoint version of the instructions for the teacher to explain to the class.
The Welles House in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania is considered to be one of the most haunted houses in America, and so terrifying are the events that have gone down there that it's said to be even more dangerous than the infamous Amityville Horror house. Now, thanks to modern day technology, you will have the chance to hang out in the haunted Welles House, without leaving your own...