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Was the United States Justified in Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
6th - 11th CCSS: Designed
As the culminating activity in a unit study of World War II, class members prepare for and engage in a Socratic seminar that considers whether the United States was justified in dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki....
The Mystical Powers of the Japanese Crane
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
The Japanese crane has become an international symbol of peace. After reading Eleanor Coerr's Sadako and The Thousand Paper Cranes, class members research the Thousand Crane Quilt and draw connections between the symbol, the bombing of...
Teaching About Peace Through the Cranes of Hiroshima
7th - 8th
Learners listen to the story of "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes." They discuss the events of Hiroshima, effects of the bombing, and methods people can make a difference in achieving peace in the world. Students use orgami paper and...
Laura Hillenbrand's "Unbroken" and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston's "Farewell to Manzanar"
7th - 9th CCSS: Designed
Passages from Unbroken and Farewell to Manzanar provide the context for a study of the historical themes of experiencing war, resilience during war, and understanding the lasting trauma of war. Appendices include extension activities,...
Philosophical Chairs: Justification for the Dropping the Atomic Bombs
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Were the atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki justified? Class members prepare for a Document Based Question (DBQ) writing assignment with a series of preparatory activities. Groups examine six documents, including first person...
WWII: Global Conflict, Persecution, and Unsung Heroes
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Many historians would classify World War II as a global turning point in the 20th century. See if your middle schoolers agree with such an assessment with a collection of lessons and activities on the second Great War. Lessons cover an outline of World War II as well as the various forces behind the Allied victory, including Navajo code talkers, women aviators, and the news media. Additionally, resources discuss Japanese internment and feature a debate on the justification of dropping atom bombs over Japan.