Internment Camp Class Kit

The Internment Camp Class Kit is a great resource for teaching about the Japanese American WWII internment.  This Class Kit helps teachers present a meaningful, interactive program by providing hand-on experience.  Through reading, writing, discussion and the arts, students will be exposed to the social, emotional and legal aspects of what happened to Japanese Americans, 2/3rds of them American citizen, who were placed in detention camps for up to three years during WWII.

Kit includes:

Photo Exhibit:  36 photographs/text of Japanese American internment experience
Children of the Camps Classroom Activities Guide
Teacher's Guide "The Bill of Rights and the Japanese American WWII Experience"
All material & supplies needed for activities are provided in class kit.
Interpretive Display items on the following areas:

Evacuation:  For sales sign, reproduction of Eviction Order, duffle bag
Into the Camps:  US map of Detention Camps, camp & barrack layout
Camp Life:  Audiotape and companion guide "Through Innocent Eyes" detailing
                 personal accounts of camp experiences, shadow boxes
Aftermath:  Copy of US government apology letter, origami instruction & supplies

Fee:  $30.00 for 2 week rental, plus any shipping charges.  $50 deposit required.
Grade Level:  4-12 grades.

For more information, or to reserve a Class Kit, please call NJAHS at 415-921-5007.


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