Get your students engaged with one of the preeminent events of the past 100 years, the decision to drop Atomic Bombs on Japan in World War II. Everything you need is included.
This is a comprehensive exemplar lesson that will take students anywhere from 2-5 days to complete. Materials include:
1. Prediction Guide
2. Confirm to extend Graphic Organizer
3. Think Aloud Document (Primary Source)
4. Document Analysis Sheet
5. 3 additional Primary Source Documents
6. Link to excellent web site
7. Outstanding Exit Ticket
This lesson can be used for observations or simply as an excellent way to teach about the atomic bombs while emphasizing the Common Core standards. Several of these strategies have been shared in PD sessions on how to teach content literacy.
All documents, with the exception of 3 of the primary source documents, are fully editable. The documents have been choosen for their quality and length, as none are overly long or complicated. Feel free to supplement with your own documents.