These two teaching units are rich with primary source documents and classroom-ready strategies and, of course, are aligned to Common Core Standards.
These 2-minute film excerpts from Reporter introduce important themes in the film and highlight provocative moments. After watching them, think about the images, words, and phrases that stand out to you. What do you think the filmmakers were trying to achieve?
Find the teaching strategies, media, and online resources referenced throughout the Teaching Farewell To Manzanar guide.
Find the teaching strategies, media, and online resources referenced throughout the Warriors Don't Cry memoir teaching guide.
To deepen students’ understanding of key themes in the film, ten supplementary readings have been included in the study guide. Readings are organized into four investigations that correspond to specific excerpts and themes in the film.
Journals can provide students with a space to process their thoughts, feelings, and uncertainties during this difficult time. Use the tips and writing prompts in this resource to help your students establish a practice of journaling.