under way for Japanese-American memorial
This CNN article describes a memorial being built to honor
Japanese Americans. "It is being called both a war memorial
and a civil rights memorial because it honors both Japanese-Americans
who fought for the United States in World War II and those
who were sent to internment camps because of their ancestry."
What might Kubota have to say about such a memorial? With
a partner, role-play an interview between a CNN reporter and
Kubota in which you discuss Kubota's experiences and opinions
of the memorial.
Here you can read about the Kilauea volcano that Garrett Hongo
found so inspirational and view phenomenal photographs of
the volcano in action. After browsing the site, think about
something from the natural world that is inspirational to
you. Write a poem, essay, or song lyric expressing your emotions
about this place.