. As stated in the article “Indoctrinating Youth” by The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, “In 1936, membership in Nazi youth groups became mandatory for all boys and girls between the ages of ten and seventeen. After-school meetings and weekend camping trips sponsored by the Hitler Youth and the League of German Girls trained children to become faithful to the Nazi Party and the future leaders of the National Socialist state” This quote shows how children were required to participate in the
We all wait nervously, a room filled with six-hundred third graders but no one whispers more than a few words. Today we find out that twenty of us that will leave our families behind for the next two decades. Every year the government chooses twenty seven year old children from each school in the Providence of Britain and transports them to the United Europe Combat Forces (UECF) military school who will then become soldiers after their training. A strange woman walks up the mic, its the same women who dose the announcement every year. Our class has always joked and called her Drakula, due to her tall and skinny build, pale skin and big nose.
I introduced myself and asked if it were still possible to join the cross country team. Unlike today, where legally high school athletes are required to have a specific number of practices under their belt before they are allowed to compete, I was allowed to join the team immediately. After filling out a few forms, I thanked him for the opportunity. But, as I was leaving the room, he said “Just so you know, today is the team’s first race of the season and I’m going to let you run.
In the beginning of the story, Lupe had to be determined to reach her goals by practicing for all of those awards she got. For example, in the text it said she won: “Spelling bee champion 3 times in a row, blue ribbon awardee in the science fair, she is a straight-A student, and many more!” She must have had to study a lot, be responsible, and have to have stayed on top of her homework. In addition, Lupe is not good at sports, In the story it said “No matter how hard she tried she couldn’t run as fast as the other girls.”
“The Hunger Games” by Suzanne Collins is a suspenseful and frightening story about a 16 year old girl, Katniss everdeen who is born into a small village called District 12. The capitol, which controls the districts hosts an annual Hunger Games each and every year. Two tributes, a boy and a girl from each district are chosen between the ages of 12-18 to compete against 22 other tributes, but only one can win. Katniss is not chosen, but her younger sister Prim is chosen at only 12 years old. Katniss volunteers in Prim 's place and is now in the hunger games.
For instance, in lines 46-48, Kelley explains, “In Pennsylvania, until last May it was lawful for children, 13 years of age, to work twelve hours at night.” By talking about the children “13 years of age to work twelve hours at night”, it allows the members of the National American Woman Suffrage Association to examine the cause of the mental and physical harm done to children. By grabbing the audience’s attention, she reveals her audacity. In addition, Kelley productively integrates pathos into the logos. For example, in lines 18-22, Kelley quotes, “Tonight while we sleep, several thousand little girls… silks and ribbons for us to buy.”
Melba Pattillo Beals wrote Warriors Don’t Cry as a memoir of her battle to integrate Little Rock’s Central High. The nonfictional story focuses on the life of Melba Pattillo Beals, one of the nine teenagers chosen to integrate central high school in Little Rock, Arkansas. Being threatened and harassed by her school mates while her own community ignore her during her attempt to bring equality in Arkansas is heartbreaking as her remarkable story is displayed in this book. There are lots of literary elements used to create this memoir as they help the writing spring to life. Some of them are: first point of view, conflict, plot, theme, symbolism etc.
In math classes, children were given word problems in math class that also illustrated Hitler’s ideologies. “Various calculations place the cost to the state of a mentally ill patient at 1500 Reich Marks per year. (To educate) a remedial student costs 300 Reich marks, an elementary school student 100 Reich marks and middle and high school students about 250 Reich Marks each. Restate this problem by calculating other possible alternatives. Careful estimates place the number of mentally ill patients, epileptics and others in (German) institutions at 300,000 persons.
Sadie Gardner was speaking with her parents about the Drawing. She is fourteen years old going on fifteen and scared as a jack-rabbit that has heard the howl of a wolf. The Drawing is something that happens every decade and the years before you turn fifteen, you get given the job of your dreams at age nine. These jobs are given to you by The Council of Individuals which are the sweetest people in Blackwater. You are given a job so you can make money to put food on the table.
Since Hitler was control of Nazis part, the children 's joined the Hitler Youth where they learned outdoor skilled. The boys also faced military-style drills. The girls were used to go door to door collecting for the many Nazi charities. The children of Jewish have to wear a badge of identification. Document 7 states,” In may 1942, all Jews aged six and older are required to wear a yellow star of David on their clothes to set them apart from non-Jews.”
After telling her about my project, she went and grabbed a little trunk from under her bed. " They teach you about the International War in school, don’t they?” She said “Ya, of course, it was the biggest war in history.” “I was 15 at the time, it seemed like the world was going crazy. Countries were building walls, and riots in every town.
On Jan. 11 the grade 11 physics class hosted a fair to present their roller coaster summative. A summative is a test for students to put forth all prior knowledge and what they 've learned in the class. This summative required students to construct the most realistic roller coaster imaginable out of plastic and cardboard, it also required at least one loop. With the summative being handed out during the second week of school it gave student an abundance of time to design and build. For example, the average time to create a roller coaster clocked in at approximately 44 hours.
“Why don’t we have “White history Month?” Because white history month is every month other than February. The culture of power determines which version of history is told and retold.” Mr. Hanson, my high school social studies teacher always told us, “The winners get to decide how history is told.” I mean, prior to the Women’s Rights Movement, women were stuck in the home while men went to work and supported them, but then women were liberated and able to get jobs working outside of the home, right?
"Three years later, when Grandma discovered I would be one of the first blacks to attend Central High School, she said the nightmare that had surrounded my birth was proof positive that destiny had assigned me a special Task. " - Melba Pattillo Beals. This book is an autobiography about Melba who was one of the "Little Rock Nine" who integrated the all white Central High School. Melba wanted to prove that whites didn 't have charge over her, that she was free. However, this isn 't easy; Melba and the rest of her friends are being threaten from phone calls and letters to brutally attacks.