This role playing lesson addresses the issue of Japanese internment during WWII. Students will be able to evaluate various explanations for the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II. Using what they have learned, students will role play the Supreme Court case Korematsu v. United States of America, demonstrating their knowledge of the critical issues being argued. The lesson plan meets CA state standards for 11th grade, as well as common core standards. The lesson includes step-by-step instructions and teacher and student script.