LIBRARY OF CONGRESS PROJECT BY: Geraldine Moody-Harris Spring 2011 An Airman’s Story You will listen to and read interviews, view a movie, Access the Library of Congress Analyze primary sources of Tuskegee Airmen You will work in groups of three You will work with your group to create an article telling a first hand account of a Tuskegee Airman’s experience during World War ll Remember, you are writing an Auto Biography. You are your telling your story FIND THE Tuskegee Airmen By clicking on the following links, you will be able to listen to interview excerpts, watch a video of an interview, read letters or diaries, and look at photographs that the Airmen saved from their war experiences. Your Links http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/vhp/search?query=T uskegee+Airmen&field=serviceUnit&war=world+wa r+ii&branch=air+force&gender=Male http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/vhp/story /loc.natlib.afc2001001.02658/ Webquest - The Tuskegee Airmen http://www.cr.nps.gov/museum/exhibi ts/tuskegee/airgallery.htm www.acepilots.com/usaaf_tusk.html http://tuskegeeairmen.org www.squadron13.com/Gomer/default.h tm http://logicalthinker2.tripod.com/Tusk egee1.html www.allstar.fiu.edu/aero/Tuskegee.htm http://www.loc.gov/vets/stories/afampioneers.html http://www.loc.gov/vets/stories/afamnextgen.html TIPS FOR RESEARCH D •Many of the interviews are divided into excerpts. Each excerpt has a brief description so you can choose which parts of the interview most interest you. •Remember to research the role African Americans played in World War II and other wars before that. •Take notes so that you will remember the experiences these men encountered as a result of their determination to become trained pilots in combat. •Write about their training and war experiences. •Research the changes that came about after they took the challenge and were recognized as dedicated and trustworthy pilots. •Use pictures to help make your work outstanding •Use the links provided to access the Library of Congress for primary Sources. •Remember Primary Sources are first hand accounts Individual Expectations Work quietly and constantly. Share ideas and consult each other and the teacher. Be mindful of the time allotted to others on the computer. Remember that the teacher is one other resource. Finish the article by the due date. Work to the best of your ability. Use your time wisely. Collaborating Work quietly and cooperatively with your group. Remember, good collaborating means being respectful of your group members’ ideas and capabilities. Do your share of the work, assisting those in your group that may need your help Work out a plan regarding how you will present to the class. Remember, only your best is good enough.