"I" Witness to History: Writing First-person Accounts of Historical Events

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students read a first-hand account of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor as a springboard for researching a significant historic event. Students then write a set of diary entries from the perspective of a person involved in that event.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: History-Social Science, United States History, World History, Reading Comprehension, English-Language Arts

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Hands-on Learning; Discussions