What Was Pearl Harbor? This short historical novel is sure to inspire young readers to WANT to learn even more! I know I did and this study novel study guide is a result of that desire.
There is simply too much information, facts, and personal stories that hit home with a reader in this novel to let them go without some attention! This study guide highlights the facts from the novel, while incorporating even more interesting personal stories to help your students get to know the characters! So for the REST of the STORY.....Did you know there were twins aboard the Arizona and one died while the other lived? Did you know that the Japanese pilot who led the air raid successfully escaped death five times in WWII? He then lived to witness a personal testimony of Christianity and was inspired to read the Bible and become an evangelist! From a Japanese commander to a US citizen, that was one incredible story. Did you know that two brave Americans rose up and flew in the midst of Japanese gunfire to fight for America? Did you know that the Mastermind of the attack on Pearl Harbor was a Japanese who studied at Harvard University in America!?
Included in this 60 page workbook are:
- Setting & Characters
- Map details and Island identification
- Vocabulary work and multiple choice & fill-in blanks sheets of understanding meaning as you read.
- Venn Diagram comparing first hand accounts to the novel's interpretations
-Time Lines and two games to reinforce learning of the details of both the Attack on Pearl Harbor and WWII
-CAUSE and EFFECT for how US became under attack by Japanese
-Enemy planes, weapons and strategy guides to help understand meaning
-Personal photos of trip to Pearl Harbor
- Illustrating for meaning and interpretation opportunity
- Word Search
-Two craft projects: One Japanese and One Hawaiian
-And End of Book quiz worth 40 points
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