Lesson Plan Template
11.7.7: Atomic bomb and Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Objective: †Students must articulate both sides of the
argument to drop the bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki, being able to
defend both positions. They should also be able to make an ethical judgment
about such actions.
Method of delivery of
material: PowerPoint, text, library books, internet.
tasks: Cornell notes, read text, research on internet
Students will make 2 posters on the decision to bomb Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The first poster should support the
decision to drop the bomb, expressing at least 2 facts (reasons) in both
drawings and words. The 2nd poster should argue against dropping the bomb, using at least 2 facts, expressed
in drawings and words.
Include a drawing and a phrase under the drawing. Look at your notes
and online for information you can use on your poster. You MUST include facts
on each poster; for example, if your supporting is illustrating why the bomb
should be dropped, include one or two facts or reasons about what would happen
if it isnít dropped.