Educators Smithsonian Education
Letters from Japanese American Internment
Resources - Acknowledgements - About

Smithsonian in Your Classroom is produced by the Center for Education and Museum Studies. Teachers may duplicate these materials for educational purposes.  
For an audiotape, large-print, Braille, or PC disk version e-mail us at or send a fax to 202.357.2116. Include your name, school name, and address.

Letters from the Japanese American Internment addresses the following standards:

National History Standard
  • The Student understands the effects of World War II at home.
National Historical Thinking Standards
  • Read history imaginatively.
  • Formulate historical questions from examinations of documents.
  • Elaborate upon available evidence.
  • Consider multiple perspectives of people in the past
National English and Language Arts Standard
  • Students conduct research on issues and interests by generating ideas and questions, and by posing problems. They gather, evaluate, and synthesize data from a variety of sources to communicate their discoveries in ways that suit their purpose and audience.

Previous Page: Acknowledgements

Smithsonian Institution

Websites A-Z

Adult Learning

Smithsonian Center for Learning and Digital Access ©2013 Smithsonian Institution About UsContactSite MapTerms of UsePrivacy PolicySubscribe