In this Knowledge Set students will read primary and secondary sources to deepen their understanding of the political and social climate of the U.S during WWII and the events to Japanese internment.
Target Grades & Subject(s): Grades 9-12; History/Social Studies, English-Language Arts
- Students will understand the events leading up to the internment Japanese-Americans during WWII and use evidence from primary and secondary sources to describe the impact of anti-Japanese sentiments and policies.(CCSS RI/H.1, RH.9)
- Students will analyze multiple perspectives and consider how an author’s bias can influence their account of an event or issue. (CCSS RI.6, RI.9)
Before Teaching this Series
- Students should be familiar with key events, nations, and people related to WWII (e.g., bombing of Pearl Harbor, Allied and Axis Powers, President Roosevelt, etc.).
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