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Take an in-depth look at the historical events in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in this 69-slide PowerPoint. Photos, facts, and transcripts are outlined in this presentation in order to answer the stated essential question in slide 2: "What were Harry Truman's motivations for using the Atomic Bomb against Japan in World War II?" Note: This extensive slideshow will require at least an hour to get through with lecture and discussion.
Readers explore characters through qualities of light and dark in Ursula K. Le Guin's books A Wizard of Earthsea and The Tombs of Atuan. They connect the concepts to their own personalities with questions on a beautiful reproducible. In another handout, the visual art technique chiaroscuro, use of light and dark to reveal character, is examined, and exemplified in literature with an excerpt from Atuan.