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#1 When Books Burn

Read the information and view the pictures presented on this website. Make sure you browse every link (except for the lesson plan link). Choose four pieces of information from the website that surprised, shocked, or affected you in some way.  Explain why you selected these four pieces of information. Each response should be at least three sentences in length. The response should include the piece of information that grabbed your attention, why it was shocking to you, and any other information you think important to the response.

#2 Censorship Quiz

As you have seen, Nazi Germany controlled what books people could read.  However, censorship is not something that only took place in the past.  Take the survey on the above page, and copy and paste your results in the box on the right.  Did you learn anything new?  Or were you an expert before this?

#3 Banned Books list

On this page, you will find the books most often challenged or banned from 1990-2000.  Read through this list, and identify at least one book you’ve read or heard about.  Why do you think this book was challenged?  Do you think this is a book that should be banned? Why or why not?

#4 Wikipedia


Go to Wikipedia. Use it to find information on the two topics listed below.

What do these two animals mythologically and symbolically represent?

In your own words, write three important pieces of information about each.


4a. Salamander

4b. Phoenix


#5 Pictures

Check out the there picture links below.

What do you notice about the pictures? What do you notice about the people in the pictures?

List 10 things that you observe from the pictures.




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