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Childhood Adventure

  1. 1. By: Adrianna Verhagen Period 6 June 1, 2009
  2. 2. Introduction <ul><li>I chose the topic Childhood Adventure because it is an underlying theme in the novel, “To Kill A Mockingbird.” </li></ul><ul><li>Childhood Adventure are a series of events that help develop and form our character as adults. </li></ul><ul><li>I hope to learn how this topic has changed from the 1930s to the present time. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Throughout time children have not been able to see the color of a fellow playmate’s skin. Atticus was ahead of his time when he taught Jem and Scout never to judge a person based on the color of their skin.
  4. 4. Throughout the ages sibling relationships have been a very important part of childhood.
  5. 5. In both current times and in the novel children could always have fun outside.
  6. 6. Just like in the novel, children have always enjoyed being in the water.
  7. 7. Sadly, hunger remains as part of the challenge facing many children today.
  8. 8. Lunchtime has long been the favorite part of many children’s day.
  9. 9. Childhood adventures have changed since the Great Depression but other pastimes such as swinging have remained a joyful childhood activity.
  10. 10. During the Depression as well as today blowing dandelions is a simple pleasure that children enjoy today.
  11. 11. Swings are a pleasure that will never be outdated.
  12. 12. Being alone and outdoors was more common in the Great Depression than in current times.
  13. 13. Kite flying has been a pastime that has survived centuries and been enjoyed worldwide.
  14. 14. The road through childhood is paved with many adventures both now and then.
  15. 15. Childhood adventures will eventually come to an end but the ties we have with our siblings will last throughout our lifetime.
  16. 16. Conclusion <ul><li>My experience in making this project was educational and informative. </li></ul><ul><li>I learned that no matter what time frame you are in certain things never change. For example, the relationship between siblings. </li></ul><ul><li>Childhood Adventure will continue to be an important part of people’s lives. Things may change but the basics will remain the same. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Bibliography <ul><li>Mendelsohn, Jack. &quot;In Defense of Children: Protecting Kid's Inner Wilderness.&quot; BeaconPressBooks .Amazon. 1 June 2009 <http://www.harvardsquarelibrary.org/beacon/spring07images/spring07images/20-mercogliano-childhood/childhood.jpg>. </li></ul><ul><li>Mellenger, Andrew. Mellengers . 1 June 2009 <http://blog.mellenger.com/IMG_2704siblings.jpg>. </li></ul><ul><li>Nightingale, David J. Chromasia . 1 June 2009<http://www.chromasia.com/iblog/archives/0312171416.php>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Childhood is a meadow for angels without wings.&quot; flickr . 1 June 2009 <http://www.flickr.com/photos/neloqua/267609448/>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Hungry Children.&quot; Old Picture of the Day . 26 May 2007. 1 June 2009 <http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_473nrD5vEv8/R0c09dNtxPI/AAAAAAAAAHk/e7BA43x_kAY/ s400/Hungry-Children.jpg>. </li></ul><ul><li>LaLonde, Pati. &quot;American children face a crisis on the scale that only healthy eating and exercise can stop.&quot; The Bay City News . 10 June 2008. 1 June 2009 <http://blog.mlive.com/bctimes/2008/06/school-lunchmlive.jpg>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Girl Playing on Swing.&quot; Corbis . 1 June 2009 </li></ul><ul><li><http://pro.corbis.com/images/42-17451579.jpg?size=572&uid={B1626DCD-F199-4751-9BFE-F83EE7C92640}>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Childhood.&quot; Photobucket . Ask. 1 June 2009 <http://media.photobucket.com/image/childhood/kdphotography/DalDyltogether.jpg?o=2>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Childhood Cherished.&quot; Photobucket . Ask. 1 June 2009   <http://media.photobucket.com/image/childhood/melimel321/ OUAFchildonswing.jpg?o=8>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Swings.&quot; Photobucket . 1 June 2009 <http://media.photobucket.com/image/swings/findstuff22/Best%20Images/Just%20For%20Fun/swings1.jpg?o=1>. </li></ul><ul><li>Hoffman, Bernard. &quot;Children playing with kites.&quot; LIFE . Mar. 1949. 1 June 2009      <http://images.google.com/hosted/life/f?q=children+playing+with++kites&prev=/      images%3Fq%3Dchildren%2Bplaying%2Bwith%2B%2Bkites%26gbv%3D2%26ndsp%3D20%26hl%3Den      %26sa%3DN%26start%3D20&imgurl=c3c3c5fb32a1e698>. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Bibliography(continued) <ul><li>Greer, Julia. &quot;Into the Forest.&quot; Julia Greer Photography . 17 Aug. 2006. 1 June 2009 <http://www.juliagreerphotography.com/blog/uploaded_images/ IMG_7375bwburned-715272.jpg>. </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Always Together.&quot; Splendid Wallpapers . 1 June 2009 < http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_rOVSEI0eaOM/RtGRqjJogVI/AAAAAAAAAJA/pWrZ_piIRNk/s400/Siblings.jpg >. </li></ul>

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