• Nazi-themed cartoon assignment upsets suburban parents

    3 days ago - By WGN TV

    GURNEE, Illinois - It was meant to be a history lesson based on a popular children's book, but an assignment titled "If You Give Hitler a Country" upset some parents after they found their children adding Nazi imagery to popular cartoons.
    "Everyone in the class was given the paper and it tells you all the directions and requirements," said 8th grader Michael Masterton.
    Eighth grader Michael Masterton said students in his language arts class at Woodland Middle School in Gurnee were given the assignment with instructions to create a comic for kids that exemplifies Europe's appeasement...
    Read more ...