Japanese Internment during the Second World War

Japanese Internment Film Worksheet

The Japanese Internment during the Second World War film worksheet from The Cunning History Teacher offers a comprehensive examination of one of the most controversial episodes in American history. The worksheet provides an overview of the passing of Executive Order 9066, which authorised the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II, and examines the powers of President Roosevelt and the treatment of Japanese Americans during the 1940s in the United States. Additionally, the worksheet delves into the Korematsu court case, a key legal challenge to the internment and the opposing views about Executive Order 9066.

This worksheet is an ideal resource for educators looking to provide their students with an understanding of the treatment of Japanese Americans during the Second World War. It offers a unique opportunity to learn about a significant historical event through visual and oral mediums, and encourages students to think critically about the past and its relevance to the present. The open-ended questions included in the worksheet provide a platform for classroom discussions on the treatment of citizens, human rights, and what should happen in the future if we were to find ourselves in a similar situation.

The worksheet is designed for visual and oral learners, making it an engaging and interactive learning experience. A teacher answer sheet is also provided to assist educators in facilitating the lesson. The Cunning History Teacher’s Japanese Internment during the Second World War film worksheet is a valuable resource for educators looking to raise awareness about this important historical event. Furthermore, this worksheet also includes a section for student reflection where students can reflect on their own personal understanding of the topic and how it relates to their own lives. This allows them to make a connection between the past and present and critically analyse historical events.

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Resource Information

Description:Student activities include comprehension of a short film, critical thinking skills, note taking and group discussions
Estimated lessons:1-2.
Ages14 years and up.
Format Word Document.

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