Battle of the Bulge Teacher Resources
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After reading personal accounts and watching the video entitled, European Theater during WWII, learners write a letter. They use what they know about the Battle of the Bulge, WWII warfare, and the time period to compose a letter home in the voice of a soldier on either the American or German side of the war.
Young scholars research the events and results of the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. As a class, they discuss the role of the military in the entire European theater and write a paper describing the situations and conditions the soliders faced. They watch the clip from "The War" and compare and contrast the German and American experience in the battle.
Students identify the date and location of the Battle of the Bulge and the sides battling in it and who the military leaders were. They identify what each side did in the battle, who the victor was, and the condition each side was in after the battle. Finally, students research what part their country played in the battle.
Key events that shaped the outcome of WWII are outlined in this well put together presentation. Easy to follow and set up in chronological order, Tenth graders will learn about the North African Campaign, Battle for Stalingrad, Invasion of Italy, life on the Home-front, D-Day, and Battle of the Bulge. Appropriate for upper grades and middle school.
From the home front to the middle of Europe, America's presence in World War II was forever transitioning with the strain of war. The variety of maps and charts offered in this presentation helps to contextualize the 1940's. The amount of information on each of the eight slides allows instructors to develop a full, rich discussion around each image.
In this world history worksheet , 5th graders look for information related to the history of Europe. They view the facts from a map and apply them to different activities.
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 21 matching questions regarding World War II. Students may check their answers immediately
With over 12 million people slaughtered, both military and civilian, World War II is our most destructive war to date. This shows the occupation of both the Allied and Axis troops throughout Europe and even into Northern Africa. While the visual representation is done very nicely, the narrator runs through dates quite quickly.
When and how did the Cold War begin? To answer this question, you will not find a better-organized, in-depth, activity- and inquiry-based resource than this! Executing best teaching practices throughout, each portion of this inquiry involves detailed analysis of primary and secondary source material, supporting learners as they develop an answer to the resource's guiding question.
What's great about this summary of World War II is that in addition to reviewing pivotal events and players, the narrator describes the war's connection to countries beyond the core Axis and Allies. It also emphasizes causes behind Germany's military expansion and the war's overall impact on the civilian population. As Mr.Green explains, it doesn't provide a detailed synopsis of the war, but the resource instead offers "perspective on how the most destructive war in human history happened and why it still matters globally."
Provided here are ten example sentences for reviewing and practicing when to use an instead of a. There is no explanation of the rules about when and how to use a and/or an included in the resource. You may want to use this worksheet as a warm-up activity or copy the sentences into a more personalized activity for your class.
The feelings and attitudes of African-Americans during World War II are examined by high schoolers. After watching various clips from "The War," they answer comprehension questions for each section. In groups, they create their own Double V campaign to promote equal rights. They end the lesson by comparing the African-American experience to other minorities during the war.
Middle schoolers explore wars of expansion. In this perspectives lesson plan, students consider evidence available to determine which account of the Battle of Little Bighorn/Greasy Grass most accurately describes the battle.
Students explore U.S. history by viewing a video clip in class. In this World War II lesson, students read assigned text from their history books about the U.S. Allies in the war. Students view the intro to "Saving Private Ryan" create class poster presentations about the WWII battles.
Young scholars view video clips of the film "The War". Several classroom activities are included and address major themes found in the film. The lessons incorporate video clips from the film as well as additional resources provided.
In this online interactive history quiz activity, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about World War II. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
Students transform testimony of people who witnessed the Holocaust into eloquent poetry, using powerful words from the testimonies.
Students recognize that "heroes" and "role models" are not synonymous terms. By analyzing heroes of other cultures and periods, they determine that many heroic figures, mythic or historical, rather than providing a model of a societal code of values, represent their transgression.
Students decode archaeological artifacts in order to recreate an event, using discarded objects as a model for real-life artifacts. They apply this model to reconstructing historical or literary events from artifacts they create.
Fifth graders examine primary sources to explore the events leading to World War II. In this World War II lesson, 5th graders develop questions and research answers from information found in primary documents. Students view a video clip and complete a worksheet related to World War II events.