Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Japanese American Incarceration During World War II

Informational (nonfiction), 2,353 words, Level Z2 (Grade 5+), Lexile 1090L

With the bombing of Pearl Harbor by the Japanese in 1941, prejudice toward Japanese Americans erupted in the United States, leading to the incarceration of thousands of Japanese American citizens. Japanese American Incarceration During World War II is a powerful and important text that will help students understand the causes and implications of the imprisonment of a group of people on the basis of fear and prejudice. It encourages readers not to repeat the mistakes of history. The book can also be used to teach students how to make inferences and draw conclusions while reading.