Causes of World War II Teacher Resources
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Firestorms: The Bombing of Civilians in World War II
Students examine the implication of civilian targets in war. In this World War II instructional activity, students investigate the history of bombing practices in war. Students zero in on World War II bombing practices as they discuss precision and area bombing as well as atomic bombs.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 55 Downloads
Women's Roles in Post World War II
Young scholars discuss the role of women before, during, and after World War II. In this equality lesson, students plan how to make the workforce more equal among men and women after World War II. They research World War II and its effects on American people.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 23 Downloads
Beware of the Dog - Crossing Borders
Roald Dahl’s classic World War II short story, “Beware of the Dog” is the focus of a close reading exercise that asks learners to respond to text-dependent questions with evidence drawn from the story. Participants record responses on the provided evidence chart and use these notes for the culminating analytic essay.
9th - 11th Language Arts 16 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Learning From World War II and Connecting It to the Present
Compare and contrast World War II to the Iraqi war with this instructional activity. After watching a film, they use supporting evidence to support their point of view of the conflicts. Using the internet, they create a presentation to share with the class what information they have gathered from examining World War II.
8th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 233 Downloads
The Effects of World War II on the Homefront
Seventh graders discover what the war on the homefront looked like. In this World War II lesson, 7th graders analyze World War II posters to determine how the public was involved in the war effort during World War II. Students discuss their impressions.
7th Social Studies & History 7 Views 51 Downloads
Assignment Discovery Lesson Plan World War II
Students examine primary and secondary documents about life on the homefront during World War II. In this World War II lesson, students research the conditions of daily life in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Germany during the war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 55 Downloads
Tejana Military Members in World War II
Seventh graders discover who the Tejanas were and how they contributed to World War II. In this World War II lesson, 7th graders listen to their instructor discuss who the Tejanas were prior to researching the contributions of three of the women to the war.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
World War II and the USO
Eleventh graders use the internet to read primary source documents from the World War II era. In groups, they research the role of the USO during this time period and watch a recent film. They role play different roles in the USO and write journal entries from the point of view of someone who worked in the USO itself.
11th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Early U. S. Involvement in World War II
Ninth graders examine how the U. S. was aided by the Allies in World War II before the U. S. declared war. They analyze the evolution of U. S. foreign policy from the beginning of WW II through U. S. Declaration of War
9th Social Studies & History 36 Views 101 Downloads
Evacuation: The Japanese Americans in World War II
High schoolers examine Japanese internment camps of World War II. In this World War II lesson, students use primary and secondary sources to research the evacuation process and life within the internment camps. High schoolers discuss the racial bias of the act.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 51 Downloads
American Biography: Langston Hughes, Life in a Box, Reconstruction to World War II, Pathfinder
Sixth graders examine the lives of Americans who served their communities. For this Reconstruction to World War II lesson, 6th graders investigate multimedia sources in order to explore the life of Langston Hughes. Students share the accomplishments of other Americans who contributed to their communities.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
World War II: Causes and Consequences
Tenth graders examine Hitler's occupation of Europe and the Allies' efforts to fight it. In this World War II lesson, 10th graders examine how World War II changed American society, especially for women. Students analyze a print ad from the period and compare it to an ad for a similar product today.
10th Social Studies & History 18 Views 85 Downloads
Lead Up to World War II
Twelfth graders examine Hitler's rise to power leading up to World War II. and how the Treaty of Versailles contributed to Hitler's rise to power in Germany. They identify the important countries involved in the beginning of World War II.
12th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 77 Downloads
AMERICAN INVOLVEMENT IN WORLD WAR II: THE PACIFIC THEATER 1941-1945
Tenth graders describe roles of key figures in the Pacific Theater of war during World War II. In this American History lesson, 10th graders research key events of the Pacific Theater of War during World War II. Students analyze primary source documents from World War II.
10th Social Studies & History 5 Views 29 Downloads
Zoom-In: Japanese Internment During World War II
Seventh graders interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this World War II lesson, students explore the Japanese Internment Camps of the war as they examine photographs from the Library of Congress Students discuss race relations during World War II.
7th Social Studies & History 4 Views 23 Downloads
Axis and Allies World War II Simulation
Learners investigate World War II through the computer game Axis and Allies. They discuss the basics of World War II before playing the game, spend eight weeks playing the game that is a simulation of World War II, and write a report and conduct an interview with someone who lived through WWII.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 33 Views 294 Downloads
"A Costly Prosperity", South Carolina during World War II
Eleventh graders study the history of South Carolina during World War II. In this American History lesson, 11th graders analyze the economic growth of this state through primary sources. Students interpret many different types of graphs and charts.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Comparing/Contrasting the Treatment of African American Servicemen During the Civil War and World War II
Eleventh graders compare and contrast the treatment of African-American soldiers during the American Civil War and World War II. In this African-American history lesson, 11th graders analyze and interpret the films "Glory,"and "The Tuskegee Airmen.
11th Social Studies & History 8 Views 30 Downloads