Diamonds in the Rough: Baseball and Japanese-American Internment

Lesson Overview:

This guide (with accompanying book and documentary) can be used as a supplement to SPICE's comprehensive curriculum unit, Civil Rights and Japanese-American Internment. It is also suggested that activities from this activity guide be utilized as a supplement to U.S. history textbook coverage of Japanese-American internment during World War II.


Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education (SPICE)


Grade Band:

5-8, 9-12

Integrated Subjects:

Civil Rights



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