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An Infamous Day

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Overview:
A possible way to use these sources:
* Build Ford Island using a large sheet, with battleships placed in battleship row formation.
* Write casualty statistics under each cardboard ship or airplane to generate discussion after the activity.
Possible Lesson Process:
* 5 paper planes per student
* Student sit around the map
* Primary source/eyewitness accounts given to students: A narrator of Timeline events; multiple readers for
eyewitness accounts
* Students are prompted to 'get into position' (on knees) ready for the first wave of attack.
* At a signal, in correlation to the narrative - students are signaled to throw 3 of their planes on the island.
* The narration of timeline and eye witness accounts continue.
* Students are prompted to stand up, be ready for second wave of attack.
* Students are signaled to throw the last couple paper planes.
* Wrap up with final narrative of timeline, statistic investigation, and listening to FDR's 'Day in Infamy' speech.
Subject:
History
Level:
Middle School
Grades:
Grade 7
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
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Date Added:
07/01/2017
License:
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International
Language:
English
Media Format:
Graphics/Photos, Text/HTML

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