R. A. Sasaki
R. A. Sasaki could visit Japan today as a student,
would she feel at home? With a partner, visit
this kid-friendly Web site to find out. Explore
the many fascinating sections of the site. In
Links Activity Log, evaluate the site.
Would you recommend it? Which parts? To whom?
Miss Breed: Letters from Camp
online multimedia exhibit is part of the Japanese
American National Museum Web site. The exhibit
features postcards and letters to Clara Breed,
a librarian in San Diego, California, from her
Japanese American friends who were incarcerated
in U.S. concentration camps during World War II.
With a small group of classmates, discuss why
you think Miss Breed kept the letters and why
her friend donated them to the museum.
Virtual Museum of Japanese Arts
Visit this site for pictures and explanations
of several elements of Japanese culture. Choose
a topic that interests you: Fine Arts,
Crafts, Performing Arts, Pastimes, Martial Arts,
or Others. Share what you learn
about the topic with your classmates in the form
of an oral report.