"Those who are unaware of history are destined to repeat it.” -George Santayana
The diary writers assume that their readers are familiar with the important figures and devastating conflicts that they reference in their entries. For readers to fully understand the point or comparison they are trying to make, students must first investigate these references.
Students choose ONE of the historical figures/events pairs listed below for their research assignment.
-Anne Frank and the Holocaust
-Zlata Filipovic and the Bosnian Genocide
-Rodney King and the L.A. Riots
Included in this assignment:
-Research Notes Template