Teacher Resources


National Park Service Educator Resources   

Ball State University’s Electronic Fieldtrip

     “Manzanar: Desert Diamonds Behind Barbed Wire”

Densho, The Japanese American Legacy Project:

       Civil Liberties Curriculum

       Civil Rights and Japanese American Incarceration

       In the Shadow of My Country

Return to the Valley Educational Project;

Aligns with California middle and high school standards

New York Times

    Prisoner In One’s Own Home

The Library of Congress

    Nothing to Fear but Fear Itself

UEN Lesson Plan done in conjunction with Journey to Topaz by Yoshiko Uchida

    Journey Through Topaz   


Smithsonian Education

    Letters from the Japanese American Internment

Wisconsin Historical Society

    WWII Japanese Internment: An Interactive Lesson Plan Using Primary Sources

San Francisco State University College of Behavioral & Social Sciences list of lesson plans for K-12

PBS / The Fillmore: Japanese American Internment Lesson Plan, 11-12 grades

National Archive: Teaching with Resources