Rape of Nanking Reading and Worksheet
This resource features a 1-page reading on the Nanking (of Nanjing) Massacre committed by the Japanese Army in China in 1937 along with a worksheet that follows the article.
The reading briefly describes the background along with how the massacre (or Rape of Nanking as it is sometimes referred to) began and also features an amazing primary source Japanese newspaper excerpt describing an infamous and terrible contest between 2 soldiers.
Following the reading, students complete a set of Common Core-based questions to gauge their understanding of the Nanking Massacre. An answer key for this is included for your convenience.
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