Boats, the Korean War, George Orwell, and Anne Frank - June 25

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Saturday, June 25, 2022

Today is National Strawberry Parfait Day, National Catfish Day, Day of The Seafarer, Global Beatles Day, International Ragweed Day, and National Catfish Day.

June is Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Month; National Oceans Month; National Rivers Month; and National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

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Songs of the Day
Today's Theme:  Boats, the Korean War, George Orwell, and Anne Frank




  • Beatles - All You Need Is Love - LISTEN
  • Prince - Purple Rain - LISTEN
  • David Bowie - 1984 - LISTEN


  • Grades PreK-K - NHPBS LearningMedia - Sesame Street - Murray Experiment: Boat (2:40) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1- Sesame Street - Explore a Fishing Boat (3:34) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-1 - Sesame Street - The New Row Row Row Your Boat Song (4:27) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK -NHPBS LearningMedia - Peep and the Big Wide World - Making Boats (1:27) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades K-8 -  NHPBS LearningMedia - Fetch - Funny Boat (5:06) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 3-8 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Design Squad Nation - How Is Force Used to Steer a Boat? (1:08) - VIEW
  • Grades 4-6 - NHPBS LearningMedia - DragonflyTV - Milk Carton Boat (6:47) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Nova - Making Boats Fly (Available in Spanish) (4:14) - VIEW, READ, and DO


  • Grades 4-12 - National Park Service - Korean War Veterans Memorial - READ and VIEW
  • Grades 5-12 - NHPBS Video - American Maters -Ted Williams in the Korean War (1:25) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - We'll Meet Again - Korean War Brothers in Arms (55:00) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Korean War Media Gallery - VIEW and READ
  • Grades 7-12  - NHPBS LearningMedia - Korea: The Never-Ending War Collection - VIEW, READ, and DO


  • Grades 6-12 -NHPBS LearningMedia - Great American Read - 1984 (4:51)  - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 7-12 - NY Times - Teaching Orwell and ’1984’ With The New York Times - VIEW, READ, and DO
  • Grade 9-12 - EDSITEment - Animal Farm: Allegory and the Art of Persuasion - READ and DO


  • Grades 5-8 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Character Change: The Diary of Anne Frank - Inspiring Middle School Literacy - DO
  • Grades 5-12 - NHPBS Video - Freedom Writers Discuss Anne Frank’s Diary (3:06) - VIEW
  • Grades 5-12 - NHPBS Video - Dialogue - Honoring Anne Frank (28:54) - VIEW
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS VIdeo - Anne Frank Remembered (28:52) - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Masterpiece - The Diary of Anne Frank 1: A Difficult Situation (1:21) - READ, VIEW, DO
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Masterpiece -The Diary of Anne Frank 2: Annes Birthday (1:32) - READ, VIEW, DO
  • Grades 9-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Masterpiece -The Diary of Anne Frank 3: The Suffering of Millions (1:53) - READ, VIEW, DO
  • Grades 5-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Masterpiece -The Diary of Anne Frank - Life in Hiding Media Gallery - READ, VIEW, DO

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