Goal Persuade the US Congress
to support o your position concerning ﬁnancial compensation Role Japanese American Citizens League, o White House staff, others Audience Senate Judiciary Committee (Principal / o BOE president / Chamber of Commerce president)
Situation You have been asked
to present o arguments during committee hearings on a bill that would compensate Japanese Americans interned during WWII and/or their descendants Product You need to prepare an oral argument o for or against the proposed bill
Standards Your presentation should be
both o textual and visual and include: o Accurate data concerning the internment Possible consequences of o compensation o Amount / Type of compensation Possible funding sources o o Constitutional arguments
In the early 1860s, A______________
issued the Emancipation _____________. This order freed millions of s___________. The C____________ had the authority to enforce this order. Emancipation alone did not give the former s___________ a new life. Decades of economic hardship and unequal rights continued. A____________’s plan was supported by many.
In the early 1860s, Alexander
II issued the Emancipation Edict. This order freed millions of serfs. The Czar had the authority to enforce this order. Emancipation alone did not give the former serfs a new life. Decades of economic hardship and unequal rights continued. Alexander’s plan was supported by many.
Step two Develop a driving
question Organizes and provides focus o Thought provoking and invites inquiry o Have no simple answers o Kid friendly o
How can we best protect
the Ogallala Aquifer? Can the use of nuclear weapons ever be justified? Which came ﬁrst - slavery or racism? Was FDR the best president ever? Are there modern day “witch trials?” What’s the best form of government?
Problem template How can we
(central issue) . . . so that (conditions for acceptable solution) How can we develop a water use policy so that natural resources and the economy of western Kansas are both protected?