ERIC Number: ED478862
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Nov
Reference Count: N/A
The Date That Lives in Infamy: Pearl Harbor Lesson Plans.
Department of the Navy, Washington, DC.
This lesson plan can help teachers and students understand what happened on December 7, 1941, beginning with the first U.S. treaty with Japan in 1854 through the attacks in 1941. Students use primary sources to synthesize information and draw conclusions about the role of the U.S. Navy in foreign policy and to understand how people in 1941 reacted to the bombing of Pearl Harbor (Hawaii). The lesson plan is designed for upper middle and high school students and consists of four sections: (1) "Permanent Friends: The Treaty of Kanagawa" (Treaty of Kanagawa; Teacher Information Sheet; Student Work Sheet; Fact Sheet: Commodore Matthew Perry); (2) "This Is Not a Drill" (Newspaper Publishing Teacher Information Sheet; A Moment in Time Photographs in Action (three)); and (Recalling Pearl Harbor: Oral Histories and Survivor Accounts (seven); Timeline and Action Reports (three)); (3) "The Aftermath" (Teacher Information Sheet; five Photographs; Action Report: USS Ward; Damage Reports: Ships; Fact Sheet Pearl Harbor); and (4) "A Date Which Will Live in Infamy" (President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Pearl Harbor Speech; Student Worksheet). (BT)
Descriptors: Curriculum Enrichment, High Schools, Lesson Plans, Middle Schools, Primary Sources, Social Studies, Student Research, United States History, World War II
Naval Historical Center, Washington Navy Yard, 805 Kidder Breese Street SE, Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5060. Tel: 202-433-4882; Fax: 202-433-8200. For full text: http://www.history.navy.mil/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Department of the Navy, Washington, DC.
Identifiers - Location: Hawaii