Truman on Trial
** We’re proud to announce that this new edition of Truman On Trial (with lots of exciting new lesson activities and materials, and an improved layout) was a finalist in the Education Resources Awards 2018! **
Investigate the atomic-bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945. In this pack, students engage with a range of primary and secondary historical sources before staging a mock criminal trial in the classroom to decide whether or not President Truman was justified in ordering the bombings. The pack also contains subject-specific lessons for Citizenship, English, History and RE, including haiku-writing and Just War theory.
Truman On Trial pack was a finalist in the Education Resources Awards 2018 and has been designated a Global Learning Resource by Think Global. Lesson 2 (the mock courtroom trial lesson) is a TES Picks Resource.
Lesson 3 :Citizenship (Media reporting) || Citizenship PowerPoint
Lesson 3: English (Haiku) || English PowerPoint
Lesson 3: History (Sources) || History PowerPoint
Lesson 3: RE (Just War) || RE PowerPoint