Unit Planning Chart

 

Unit Goals:  NCSS

1b) explain how information and experiences may bwe interpreted by people from diverse cultural perspectives and frames of reference;

10c) locate, access, analyze, organize, and apply information about selected public issues—recognizing and explaining multiple points of view;

 

Social Studies

Teacher Resources

Student Reading/Literature

Math

Reasons for war

Citizenship and Rights

Mapping Location

Why people chose particular areas to settle

Differences of life between free/prison

Life in Camps

* Refer to Teacher Background Information and Appendix

Farwell to Manzanar: A true story of Japanese-American experience during and after the WWII internment.

I am an American:A true story of Japanes Internment.

Map making:

Distance

Scaling

Art

 

Physical Education/Health

Music

Technology

Advertisements

Drawings of Transportation

Nutrition:  Diets and what the people ate when interned.

Wartime songs:  meaning of lyrics and the symbolism or “hidden meaning”

Research on the web to aid in writing biographies and/or biopoems

Written Language

Field Trips/Guests

Culminating Activity/Unit Projects

Read Alouds

Letters from different people

Journal Entries

Letters of Appeal

Poems of descrition

Guest Speaker:  Campe Guard

Interned Person

 

Portfolio:

Letters

Maps

Drawings/Paintings

Accounts from people inside the camp

Baseball Saved Us