Find the teaching strategies, media, and online resources referenced throughout the Teaching Farewell To Manzanar guide.
Develop a classroom contract to create a community of mutual respect and inclusion.
Create a practice of student journaling to help students critically examine their surroundings and make informed judgments.
Assess students’ understanding, monitor their questions, or gather feedback on your teaching by having them turn in exit cards.
Invite students to nonverbally communicate something they have read or watched, using a color, a symbol, and an image.
Have students move around the classroom to explore a range of documents, images, or student work.
Use this graphic tool to help students consider the many factors that shape their own identity and that of groups, nations, and historical and literary figures.
Explore bystander behavior and the challenges of speaking up with Maurice Ogden's poem “The Hangman.”
This history of Japanese American internment during World War II is retold in this documentary from Abby Ginzberg and Ken Schneider. It also follows Japanese American activists today as they speak out against the Muslim registry and travel ban.
Help students understand that their voices are integral to the story of the United States with six lesson plans that investigate individual and national identity.
Explore the website of our core resource to get online readings, primary sources, and short documentary films on the challenging history of the Holocaust.
Explore identity, conformity, and authority with this modern fable about a bear forced to navigate society's perception of who he is.
This clip is a video adaptation of the illustrated book, The Bear That Wasn’t.