Win up to $1000 in the Highly Nriched Content Competition

More Info
show

Policy Memo Assignment

by Sara Moller

Policy Memo assignment (using historical documents).

Instructions:ย Using the template provided, write a decision memo addressing the prompt below.

Prompt:ย It is July 15, 1945. President Truman has asked you to prepare a decision memo for him discussing whether โ€“ as well as where (i.e. what kind of target) and how (i.e. whether to give the enemy advance warning, etc.) โ€“ to use the gadget.ย 

To assist you in this task, your aide has provided you with some background materials in the form of three documents (see below). Using these materials, make a recommendation to the president.ย 

Content Attributes

Download Category , ,
Content Tag
Activity Type
Audiences
Minimum Number of Participants
Maximum Number of Participants
Group or Individual Groups, Individuals
Number of Leaders
Total Prep Time
Total activity time
Divisible
Divisible Explanation
Video Url
Learning Objectives
  • Students learn to critically analyze historical documents as well as the craft of memo writing.

Share Your Valuable Opinions

You must log in to submit a review.