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Teacher Workshop and Curriculum Training

by Charlene Mano-Shen, The WING
September 2015, Volume 65, Issue 8

Fighting for America: Nisei Soldiers

Attention all Teachers! The NVC Foundation and The WING will present a one-day workshop and curriculum training for teachers at the middle school and high school level.

DATE:            Saturday, October 10, 2015
TIME:              8:30 am - 3:30 pm
PLACE:          Nisei Veterans Committee Memorial Hall
                      1212 S King St, Seattle, WA 98144
                      (With a short four-block walk to and from The Wing)
COST:            Free (bring own lunch) or $20 (lunch provided w/workshop)

For more information and how to register, contact: programs@wingluke.org.

Author Lawrence Matsuda and Artist Matt Sasaki uncover how they transformed the stories of six WWII veterans into their newly published graphic novel, Fighting for America: Nisei Soldiers. Then dive into how to use it and its curriculum (included free with the workshop) in your middle or high school classroom when discussing the Japanese American incarceration during WWII. Clock hours pending.

Created in partnership with The Wing and the NVC Foundation. This project was funded, in part, by a grant from the U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, and Japanese American Confinement Sites Grant Program.