The Final Salute: Ghosts of Pearl Harbor Sailors on the USS Arizona

The Final Salute: Ghosts of Pearl Harbor Sailors on the USS Arizona
The Final Salute: Ghosts of Pearl Harbor Sailors on the USS Arizona
The Final Salute: Ghosts of Pearl Harbor Sailors on the USS Arizona
The Final Salute: Ghosts of Pearl Harbor Sailors on the USS Arizona
The Final Salute: Ghosts of Pearl Harbor Sailors on the USS Arizona
The Final Salute: Ghosts of Pearl Harbor Sailors on the USS Arizona
The Final Salute: Ghosts of Pearl Harbor Sailors on the USS Arizona
The Final Salute: Ghosts of Pearl Harbor Sailors on the USS Arizona
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The Final Salute: Ghosts of Pearl Harbor Sailors on the USS Arizona by Lonnie Dai Zovi, is a short ghost story with exercises about a young man who enlisted in the Navy hoping to see some excitement in far and exotic countries. He is initially disappointed when he learns that he will be assigned to Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. He changes him mind when the sailors who had served there many years before welcome him in their own special way.

The Final Salute: Ghosts of Pearl Harbor Sailors on the USS Arizona is one of the stories in the U.S.History based True Ghost Stories That Teach - Historically Based Stories with Content Area Connections by Lonnie Dai Zovi. These 6 pages contain a high interest short story written at a 4-5th grade reading level, but of interest to all students, 4th grade to adult ESL,GED, Citizenship.

Besides enjoying the story (who doesn't love a good ghost story?), the students will learn, review, discuss, investigate, and write about :

1. The beginnings of U.S entry into the Second World War
2. The bombing of Pearl Harbor
3. The various armed forces
4. Past and present wars
5. Past participles

All the stories in this collection capitalize on the students' great interest in ghosts, and other weird phenomena. These stories take advantage of this interest by using the stories to teach:

1. Practice reading
2. Improve comprehension
3. Expand vocabulary
4. Highlight or teach certain aspects of language
5. Teach or review history
6. Make connections to other content areas
7. Stimulate discussions
8. Write interesting paragraphs or simple essays

To take full advantage if the True" Ghost Stories That Teach, the students should read the stories aloud, dramatizing and using voices and other sound effects (readers' theater). The stories have been designed for readers of all ages, as have the exercises. These exercise may be done together as a whole group, partners or individually.

To buy the “True” Ghosts Stories That Teach packets click on the links below:

"True" Ghost Stories That Teach Answer Booklet FREE

Elvis Has Left the Building (Las Vegas History) $3.00

I Don't Belong Here(Buffalo Soldiers) $3.00

Not Only The Swallows (California Missions) $3.00

Oh, Say, Can You See (History of the National Anthem) $3.00

.Peter's Space (History of Early New York) $3.00

Sailing Alone (Columbus's trips) $3.00

Still Working (Transcontinental Railroad and Chinese workers) $3.00

The Blushing Ghost (Lincoln) $3.00

The Final Salute (Pearl Harbor) $3.00

The Hospital (Gettysburg) $3.00

The River Ride (California Gold Rush) $ 3.00

The Sheriff's Curse (Salem's witch trials)
$3.00

The Torchman (War of 1812 and the White House)
$ 3.00

The Tunnel of Freedom (Underground railroad) $3.00

Together Again (Texas History, The Alamo) $3.00

**To buy all the “true” Ghost Stories That Teach BUNDLE click below

“True” Ghost Stories That Teach – Historically Based Stories With Content Area Connections (BUNDLE) $32 (Would cost $45 if bought separately)


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"The Final Salute: Ghosts of Pearl Harbor Sailors on the USS Arizona" by Lonnie Dai Zovi is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.Based on a work at http://www.vibrante.com

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Teaching Duration
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