The War on the Home Front (VUS.12)

Video Lectures:

Click the link above to watch streaming videos as an introduction to this module. You may complete the optional guided notes -

The Assignment

1. View the Video Lectures for this module. You may find it helpful to download, print, and complete the "Guided Notes" as you view these.

2. Download and save the Module 12 Core Questions. Complete the questions and tasks as you learn the Core content. Once complete, you will turn in your assignment to the dropbox function in the "HCPS-SchoolSpace" interface. This assignment is worth a total of 30 points.

ALSO; download and complete this Web Quest on Japanese Internment and the Media. When complete, turn in for another 20 points!

3. Download and save the Module 12 Reading Assignment. Complete the questions and tasks as you learn the Core content and complete the e-Text readings. Once complete, turn in your assignment to the dropbox function in the "HCPS-SchoolSpace" interface. You can earn up to 20 Points.

4. Blog Topic: The internment of the Japanese-Americans during World War 2 was inspired because of fears and prejudice, but "justified" according to the Supreme Court. How does this relate to the modern fears and prejudices?

<all blogs should be between 100-300 words, and should be a reflection of your opinions on the topic, not a re-statement of the facts>

5. Complete the following review activities on :
DO NOT worry about signing in - they are not really tracked. Just play!

6. Complete the assessment "VUS.12; World War 2 Home Front "! Use your course login username and password to take this test!

All assignments are due at 5:00 p.m on July 10!

Course Readings:

The Core:

VUS.12a-b; American Mobilization

VUS.12c; Internment!

VUS.12d; Media and Propaganda

As you navigate through the Core Readings using the links at the bottom of each page, the images contain the most basic and necessary information. The "Other Notes" sections help to explain the key content. The "Video Clips" are on-line clips that can help you to understand the key content, and the "Extra-Links" provide supplemental information about the content on each page. Be sure to click on the Quia link at the end to test yourself!


(To use the e-Text, click on the link above to go to the on-line textbook. This book is in PDF format and may NOT be printed or downloaded to your PC. All copyright laws apply!)

The video clips provided in "The Core" reading pages are from Discovery Education, United Streaming. Our district has license to use these clips for instructional purposes. You may not copy these segments and use them for any other purpose than this class-All copyright laws apply!