"All over the right side of my body I was cut and bleeding. Where was my wife? Suddenly alarmed, I began to yell for her. Blood began to spurt. Had my carotid artery been cut? Would I bleed to death?"
This gripping NO PREP primary source reading passage will give your students an unforgettable understanding of the destruction inflicted by the bombing of Hiroshima. The reading passage briefly introduces President Truman's decision to use the newly developed atomic bomb and examines the devastating consequences the bomb can inflict. Then, students follow the account of Dr. Hachiya, a survivor of the explosion. After reading the passage, students will complete a worksheet that includes a mix of multiple choice and short answer questions.
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You and your students will love this gripping reading passage about the Invasion of Poland
WWII - Invasion of Poland Reading Passage
Thrilling primary source account of a Japanese Kamikaze Attack
Kamikaze Attack Reading Passage
Astonishing reading passage of the sinking of the USS Indianapolis - the worst shark attack in history!
Sinking of the USS Indianapolis - The Worst Shark Attack in History
Check out this gripping story of Hoboes during the Great Depression. This primary source account with response questions will leave your students with an unforgettable understanding of the Depression Era.
Hoboes during the Great Depression Activity
You and your students will love this American Indians Stations Activity!
American Indians Stations Activity
Primary source account of the Massacre at Wounded Knee
Massacre at Wounded Knee Reading Passage
Spanish American War Starter BUNDLE - Amazing Value!
Spanish-American War Starter BUNDLE
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