Great Hook Activity for WWII unit.
Can Students Determine the Historical Context and Purpose of this document?
Step One: Students examine the primary source document.
Step Two: Students complete analysis questions.
Step Three: Students judge the historical context and purpose of the document.
Step Four: The instructor provides the historical context and purpose of the document: This document was evidence collected during the congressional investigation of the Pearl Harbor Attack. It is the Radar Plot from Detector Station Opana, recorded on December 7, 1941.
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Adapted from a National Archives Activity