Letters from the Japanese American Internment
The lessons in this issue of Smithsonian in Your Classroom are based on letters from young people in an Arizona internment camp to a children's librarian in their hometown of San Diego. Students piece together a story by comparing the primary-source documents. The exercise might help to show that history is never a single story.
Click on the PDF icon to download. Please also see lesson plans on the site "A More Perfect Union" from the National Museum of American History.