What are the Steps?
1. Brainstorming sheet
2. Began your research to determine 6 GOOD research questions. Use the SRT Library Commons for your topic links.
3. Included all of the resources you have used for your research. You must use at least THREE SOURCES.
The Research Essay
Present your information in a multi-paragraph format. You will need an introduction, 6 body paragraphs (one to address each of your research questions) to present your research, and a concluding paragraph. Each body paragraph should be approx.7-8 sentences. Look at the rubric attached for clarification.
Your essay does not make any direct connection to your Lit Circle novel. You are formulating questions that have arisen as a result of the novel you have read.
****REMEMBER…THIS IS YOUR TERM ESSAY WORTH 40%****
Database Link - good for all topics - click HERE.
WWII - Holocaust, German Perspective, Hitler Youth
US Holocaust Museum - good introduction / overview
Dachau Memorial / Museum - information on the camp
Nuremberg Trials - War Crimes Trial in Germany - 22 men were tried for war crimes and was the first time that many of the horrors of the Holocaust were made public in Germany.
Jewish Museum in Berlin, Germany - great information and resources
Memorial and Museum at Auschqitz-Birkenau - information about the most famous camp
Holocaust Education and Archive Research Team - seeks to provide the truth about Holocaust
Yad Vasham - Incredible resource on the Holocaust
Life as a Geisha - History, Traditions & Modern Connections
NBC TV story about Geisha in relation to the novel.
Mineko Iwasaki - one of many geisha that the author interviewed for the novel
Real Geisha, Real Story - Time article
Geisha - Wikipedia
Modern Day Geisha - story of a young geisha in Japan
Western Geisha - story of an Australian girl who has trained to be a geisha
Gion, Kyoto - learn more about the geisha district
Geisha of Gion - learn more about the geisha costume and custom of Gion
Vietnam War - PTSD, The Draft/Dodgers, Why Join?
Afghanistan - Politics, The Taliban, Soviet Takeover...
Life in Afghanistan / Women's Rights
The Taliban - Wikipedia
History of Women's Rights in Afganistan - Women's Human Rights Resources
Afghan Women's History - from Afghanistan Online
Soviet War in Afghanistan - Wikipedia
Soviet Invasion of Afghanistan - GuidetoRussia.com
Life In Kabul - a blog from an American woman working in Kabul
Life in Kabul After the Taliban - video clip
Photos of present day Kabul - from Reuters.com
Korean War - Brainwashing, Canada's Role
MKUltra - CBC - documentary
Project MKUltra - MKULTRA was the code name given to illegal experiments on humans
Mind Control Tests - MKULTRA
Search for the Manchurian Candidate -
Canada and the Korean War - Wikipedia article - lots of links at the bottom you can use
Mind Control and the New World Order - Article from Centre for Research on Globalization
The Toxic Legacy of Canada's CIA Brainwashing - Article from The Guardian