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My Friends Behind Barbed Wire | Curriculum

You can see and download the curriculum for this film by clicking this link:…/MyFriendsBehindBarbedWire.pdf

New curriculum developed for Washington State’s Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction by the Bainbridge Island Japanese American Community can be found here:

This teacher’s guide provides social studies activities on the Japanese American WWII experience in Washington State for use in the classroom and remote learning for Grades 4-12.  Activities have been specifically adapted for use in conjunction with four documentary films by Stourwater Pictures:

Fumiko Hayashida: The Woman Behind the Symbol
The Red Pines
My Friends Behind Barbed Wire
Home from the Eastern Sea

All four films are available for streaming and download from all nine Educational Service Districts.