From the Land of the Rising Sun is the 5th and last in a series of units describing the settlement of California by various cultural groups. It details how many Japanese came to settle in California by invitation, and then were treated to numerous abuses and prejudices. Students will live the harrowing experience of internment camps and removal orders through authentic literature. They will also explore the many contributions this cultural group has made to California history and how they have enriched our daily lives. With many opportunities for cross-curricular activities, this is sure to be a hit with your students.