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"Wartime Mistakes" and "What a Character"

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Jessica Pack

on 25 September 2013

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Transcript of "Wartime Mistakes" and "What a Character"

Point of View:
The US in 1942
Our Goal: We will examine the way the United States viewed Japanese-Americans during WWII using 3 different sources.
Point of View:
Point of View:
The US in 1976
Topic: Japanese Internment During WWII
"Wartime Mistakes, Peacetime Apologies"
Topic: Japanese Internment During World War II
What was WWII?
Who was involved?
Why was it fought?
What do Japanese-Americans have to do with WWII?
The Attack on Pearl Harbor
World War II had many historic battles, but maybe none as famous as the Japanese attack on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii on December 7, 1941.
Source #1: US War Dept. Video
Source #2:
"Executive Order 9066"
Read the first 2 paragraphs with your partner.
Highlight main ideas and key details you understand.
Explore the Text:
Annotate the Text:
"Annotate": To write notes in the margins of a text with the goal of summarizing and understanding the text.
We will annotate "Executive Order 9066" as a class so that we can better understand it.
Source #3:
"Instructions to Japanese-Americans Living on Bainbridge Island"
Explore the Text:
As a group, read the instructions to Japanese-Americans.
Highlight the main idea of each instruction.
Annotate (rewrite) each instruction in your own words.
Our Goal: We will examine the way Japanese-Americans viewed internment (and themselves) during WWII using 2 different sources.
Source #1:
George Takei Interview
Source #1:
"This is Us! Manzanar"
What do you think it would have been like to be a Japanese-American who was interned?
Our Goal: We will examine the way the United States viewed internment more than 30 years after WWII using 2 different sources.
Source #1: Article
"Wartime Mistakes, Peacetime Apologies"
Read the text as a class and with a partner.
Answer the story packet questions using complete sentences.
Look for information about how the United States viewed Japanese-American internment AFTER the war was over.
Record information on your third Point of View Map (Circle Map).
Source #2:
President Gerald Ford's "Proclamation 4417"
Read the text with your group.
Highlight main ideas and important points.
Annotate each paragraph in the margins of your paper.
What do you think about Japanese-American internment, given what you have learned?
Write a thesis statement (topic sentence) explaining your position.
Support your position with evidence from any of the texts we have read.
Use the Evidence-Based sentence frames as needed.
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