Lois Sepahban's Paper Wishes follows ten-year-old Manami as she is forced to relocate to the Manzanar internment camp. This well researched historical fiction novel helps children understand this period in our nation's history as they learn about the imprisonment of over 100,000 Japanese-Americans after the bombing of Pearl Harbor. Included in this unit are bonus activities to create a lapbook about World War II in the Pacific.
The lesson plans in this unit are written directly to the student. This student-directed guide is excellent for summer reading projects, homeschool, enrichment, or can be led by a teacher in a classroom.
Included in this Paper Wishes Novel Study
☆Detailed lesson plans for Paper Wishes
☆Bonus material for a study on World War II in the Pacific
☆Reading response questions for Paper Wishes
☆Lessons on the genre of historical fiction
☆Primary source analysis
☆Study on narrator styles
☆Lesson on literary conflict
☆QR codes linking to websites