Textbooks from different countries often present different accounts of the same historical events. How do we reconcile such conflicting narratives? In this lesson, students read excerpts from a South Korean textbook and a North Korean textbook to try to determine which country started the Korean War.
[Lesson Plan updated on 5/13/16.]
Image: Photo of a Girl and her brother during the Korean War by Maj. R.V. Spencer, 1951. From the Flickr Commons.