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Japanese Internment

Historic Events

High Int

Teens & Adults

In this lesson, students read about a historic period in US, Canadian, and Japanese history during World War II. They learn and practice new vocabulary and discuss whether or not something like this could happen today.

  • colony
  • generation
  • discrimination
  • loyal
  • spy
  • interior
  • abandon
  • temporary
  • internment
  • barbed-wire
  • resettlement
  • compensation
PDF Content
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review tasks
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion
  • research task
Task Content
  • Warm-Up (Reference)
  • Vocabulary Preview A(Matching)
  • Vocabulary Preview B(Matching)
  • Read & Listen(Reference)
  • Quote(Reference)
  • Timeline(Sequencing)
  • Vocabulary Review A(Multiple-Choice)
  • Vocabulary Review B(Multiple-Choice)
  • Discussion(Reference)
  • Research(Reference)
  • Personal Response(Speaking Task)