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36 Views of Mount Fuji (7th Grade)

    Mount Fuji is a volcano on the island of Honshu, Japan. It is an easily identifiable landmark even from many miles away due to its height and unique symmetrical shape. The mountain is frequently seen in Japanese art … Continue reading

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Things I Don’t Have Time For

There’s so much involved in World War II that there’s no way to get to it all. I’ve said this to you all many times. But there are so many good/awful/hopeful/depressing/necessary stories to be told. Its by telling and hearing … Continue reading

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Fu-Go

  Despite the dates you see in many history textbooks, wars are never really over. History is like that; messy. One event bleeds into another or dozen or a thousand others in un-quantifiable ways. Even when we can track a … Continue reading

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The Poison Cabinet

  There are some things I just don’t have a chance to cover in class. But when I listen to a podcast that references the banning of forbidden books by the Catholic church in the 1600’s as well as modern … Continue reading

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World War II Secondary Sources

Okay, before I get to the secondary stuff I can’t resist one primary source. So, as you all have begun finding sources for a specific segment of World War II I’ve done something similar. In an attempt to give you … Continue reading

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Not Quite Summer Break

As I’m writing this the teachers aren’t quite on summer break. One more day of meetings and such and then we can enjoy a little R & R. Speaking of Renaissance and Reformation, I’ve posted the requirements for the summer … Continue reading

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Rock and Roll Listening Assignment #7

The Rolling Stones ultimately made their mark as the nonconformist outlaws of Rock and Roll. But before they were bad boys, the Stones were missionaries of the Blues. The young Rolling Stones — Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Brian Jones, Charlie … Continue reading

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