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Literature: "Tallgrass" by Sandra Dallas Discuss this eTheme.

This site is about the book, “Tallgrass”, by Sandra Dallas. It provides author information, book discussion guides, and extension activities for Japanese internment camps. Includes a link to eThemes Resource: Holocaust.

Grades

  • 11,
  • 12

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This 10-page PDF includes a reading group guide includes information about the author, historical perspectives, and discussion questions.
Challenge yourself to answer questions about the novel "Tallgrass" by Sandra Dallas.
Read this background information about Sandra Dallas, her books, and reading guides.
See these discussion questions for "Tallgrass" by Sandra Dallas. NOTE: This site contains ads.
Here is an article from the Denver Post that contains statements from survivors of the Amache Internment Camp. Sandra Dallas, author, based her novel, "Tallgrass", on the Amache Internment Camp.
This site provides information from the University of Denver's on-going research project on Amache. The camp in "Tallgrass" is based on Amache.
This site, from the National Park Service's Teaching With Historic Places, provides a lesson plan for internment camps and the people who were sent to them.
The Library of Congress provides photographs by Ansel Adams and statements from those who were sent to internment camps.
This site provides teacher resources for Japanese Internment. Created to honor those who were sent to internment camps, this site provides interviews of those who were directly affected by the discrimination.
This lesson, from the United States Supreme Court site, provides a lesson on Japanese Internment and basic rights of citizens.
This site, from the New York Times, provides a unit of study for Japanese Internment.
These sites are about the Holocaust and the devastating impact that it had on Jewish people and others. Also includes information about Adolf Hitler, concentration camps, crematoriums, and resistance fighters. There are videos of survivors talking about their experiences, plus many photos. Includes links to eThemes Resources on World War II and "The Diary of Anne Frank."
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