Teach students about the worst homefront disaster in World War II through a captivating true story. This teacher's guide for The Port Chicago 50 by Steve Sheinkin will help students explore the prejudice that black men and women in America's armed forces faced during World War II. Pre- and post-reading activities about heroes, civil rights, and American history correlate with Common Core State Standards.
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