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Teaching A lesson from America's Japanese internment camps

A lesson from America's Japanese internment camps

When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, my grandmother, Aiko Nishi, was an eager 18-year-old sophomore at San Francisco State University who dreamed of becoming a teacher.\n<br><br>\n<i><u>Lessons from Japanese Internment (Text 3)</u> -- This article is part of a Knowledge Set reflecting on the internment of Japanese Americans during WWII and the lessons this period in history can teach us today. Use this article to provide students with a personal account of one family's experience in an internment camp. Encourage students to identify the author's purpose and evaluate her claims regarding how fear and prejudice can impact communities.</i>\n<br><br>\n<a href="https

Ashlyn Nelso
Al Jazeera

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

How can fear lead people to accept policies or actions that restrict the rights of specific groups of people?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.2 - Main Ideas, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

1,2,4
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