Students read 3 accounts of the events at Pearl Harbor from the point of view of an American soldier, the Japanese bombers, and the White House. They answer 23 questions and compare and contrast the accounts. Two questions have students connect the material to today. The answers are included where appropriate and this would be great for a sub!
Sample questions include:
-What is the Arizona a memorial of today?
-How do you think the soldier was able to seemingly stay calm until he got in the water?
-Inferring from the text, what is a "circuitous route?" Why would that choice have been made?
-List 3 successes the Japanese had in their bombing runs.
-Why did Germany and Italy declare war on America after Pearl Harbor?
-Describe the scene and atmosphere when Grace was trying to get all the information to present to FDR. Why was this so?
-In another draft, the phrase "world history" was used instead of infamy. Explain the difference in meaning, or impact, for the reader between world history and infamy.
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