Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

83 resources with the concept japanese-american internment

Lesson Planet

Defining Moments From the Past: Japanese American Internment

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct a mock Congressional Hearing to decide whether or not Japanese Americans who were sent to internment camps during World War II should be provided financial restitution. They research and create a time line of events...
Lesson Planet

Defining Moments: Analyzing Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create an annotated bibliography on writings related to Japanese internment and analyze the writings for possible bias. They view a video on the Korematsu Internment case and use the internet to find print and non-print sources...
Lesson Planet

Defining moments: Framing the Problem

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a problem framing chart to examine the issues surrounding the decision to inter Japanese Americans during World War II. They respond to a set of questions using perspectives from different parties involved in the decision...
Lesson Planet

Personal Decision Making

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers create a powerpoint presentation documenting a decision they must make regarding Japanese internment during World War II. Working in groups, students are given scenario regarding internment. Using various resources,...
Lesson Planet

Japaneses Internment: Lesson 1 of 4: Chronological Events Leading to Internment

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students examine facts about history of the Asians experience in America and identify patterns of Asian immigration in the United States. Students develop reasons specific Asian ethnic groups migrated to the United States and predict...
Lesson Planet

The Lessons of Japanese Internment during World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the internment of Japanase Americans during WWII. In small groups, they conduct research, categorize the information, analyze various types of documents, and create a Document Based Essay Question that includes...
Lesson Planet

Are We Americans Again? A Portrait of Japanese American Internment

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars study letters and images of the Japanese American Interment during World War II. They discuss the issues presented.
Lesson Planet

Heart Mountain Relocation Center

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine several primary source documents related to the Japanese internment camp at Heart Mountain, Wyoming. They write an essay about Heart Mountain and explore the concept of restitution to Japanese-Americans.
Lesson Planet

Government: War Powers Limitations

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students examine historic examples of authority during wartime. They interpret the Fifth Amendment. They debate the merits of the Patriot Act.
Lesson Planet

Scapegoating

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars examine how stereotypes, prejudices and discriminatory practices lead to individuals and groups being blamed for events. They are introduced to the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Lesson Planet

Asian Americans and U.S.-Asia Relations:

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders research the events that led to the Japanese American internment. They write a list of things that they take for granted that the Japanese Americans didn't have while they were interned.