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Japanese Americans in World War II

Curriculum Guides

Classroom before and after 1942, showing missing Japanese American students
Classroom in a west coast school before and after 1942

Anti-Defamation League: http://www.adl.org/assets/pdf/education-outreach/curriculum-connections-summer-2013.pdf

Asia Society: http://asiasociety.org/education/japanese-american-internment

Calisphere, University of California:

Grades 4-5: https://calisphere.org/for-educators/6/views-and-voices-within/

Grades 6-8: https://calisphere.org/for-educators/7/are-we-americans-again/

Grades 9-12: https://calisphere.org/for-educators/8/beauty-behind-barbed-wire/

Densho: http://www.densho.org/learning/shadow/shadow-TRG-en.pdf

Discover Nikkei contains links to 67 individual lesson plans ranging from kindergarten through college: http://www.discovernikkei.org/en/resources/lessonplans/search/?keywords=&grades=&subjects=&languages=&m=1101087989551&p=oi&ea

Japanese American Citizens League:

The Japanese American Experience: A Lesson in American History: https://jacl.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/covers.pdf

The Journey from Gold Mountain: The Asian American Experience: https://jacl.org/wordpress/wp content/uploads/2015/01/2006_GoldMountain_CurGuide.pdf

The Power of Words: A Guide to Language about Japanese Americans in World War II: https://jacl.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/Rev.-Term.-Handbook.pdf

Japanese American Museum of San Jose (From the National Parks Service): http://www.jamsj.org/media/content/4BA38ED2-5056-9F21-15B5489B4D47E182/files/JAM_guide_v7.pdf

Fred T. Korematsu Institute: http://www.korematsuinstitute.org/curriculum-kit-materials/

Library of Congress: http://www.loc.gov/teachers/classroommaterials/primarysourcesets/internment/pdf/teacher_guide.pdf

Living History Institute at Eastern Washington University: https://sites.ewu.edu/livinghistoryinstitute/exploration-and-adventure/immigration-and-technology/japanese-internment-process-during-wwii/

Smithsonian Institute:

Classroom activity, grades 2-6: http://amhistory.si.edu/perfectunion/resources/curator.html

Classroom activity, grades 7-12: http://amhistory.si.edu/perfectunion/resources/activity2.html

Letter activity: http://www.smithsonianeducation.org/educators/lesson_plans/japanese_internment/lesson1_main.html