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98 pearl harbor

Pearl Harbor

Historic Events

Int – High Int

In this lesson, students read about the historic attack on the American naval base of Pearl Harbor during World War II. They learn and practice new vocabulary and speculate on how American and Canadian citizens reacted to the attack.

PDFs
  • 1.5–2 hours
  • 5 pages
Tasks
  • warm-up
  • reading
  • vocabulary review
  • comprehension questions
  • discussion questions
  • research
Vocabulary
  • harbor
  • assault
  • civilian
  • tension
  • embargo
  • final straw
  • strategic
  • fleet
  • intervention
  • memorial
  • aviation
  • prohibit