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WWII - Wolf Packs Stalk Allied Shipping
Making a devastating impact on allied shipping in World War II, German U-boats used a wolf pack tactic to defeat the convoy system, which Britain favored. Learn how the U-boats stalked their prey, and watch the sinking of many British vessels.
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
World War I: The War to End All Wars
What do you know about WWI? The creator of this fantastic presentation sure knows a lot! From the beginning of the war, to the trenches and the home front, World War I is discussed in full. Each slide includes images, blocks of informational text, and embedded hyperlinks.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 74 Views 153 Downloads
WWII German Submarine Warfare: U505
Students research how the capture of a German submarine by the Allies affected the outcome of WWII. In this WWII lesson, students complete a KWL chart. Students research primary source documents online and answer discussion questions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Turning the Tide in Europe, 1942-1944
Students explore the overall strategies pursued by the Americans and their British allies in the initial months of World War II in Europe. By examining military documents, students examine the decision to invade North Africa instead of France.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Inventions Change the World: The Enigma Machine
Third graders explore WWII by analyzing technological advances. In this invention lesson, 3rd graders discuss the use of the Enigma machine which decoded private German messages that communicated with U-boats. Students utilize a timeline to describe how the Enigma machine helped end WWII.
3rd Technology & Engineering 3 Views 11 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
United States Entry into World War I: A Documentary Chronology of World War I
Students identify several important events that led to U.S. involvement in World War I. They examine different explanations, form an opinion about the evidence for each rationale and then create a slideshow to present their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 60 Downloads
New Review The Rise of Totalitarianism, the Start of World War II and the US Response
How did totalitarian regimes, in places like Russia, Italy, Germany, and Japan, come to power after World War I? Your young historians will participate in a jigsaw activity and then analyze the response of the United States to the rise of these regimes by debating as either isolationists or interventionists.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 25 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Pearl Harbor Controversy
Did Roosevelt know about the planned attack on Pearl Harbor prior to December 7, 1941? After examining primary and secondary source materials, viewing documentary footage on the attack, a History Channel video on the controversy, and engaging in group and full class discussions, individuals present their response to the central question as an argumentative essay.
8th - 12th Language Arts 74 Views 53 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Ocean explorers or mathematicians research the wreck of the CSS H.L. Hunley. They investigate the actual dimensions of the Hunley using math and measuring skills. Afterward, they sketch a large scale drawing of the submarine outdoors on the black top.
5th - 8th Math 19 Views 39 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
U.S. Entry into WWII and Changes in Dissension Attitude
Eleventh graders describe the causes for dissention prior to US involvement in WWII. They explain the causes for US entry into the war and synthesize the change in the attitudes in some dissenters during the war.
11th Social Studies & History 14 Views 29 Downloads
TB - Lusitania Day (1916)
Students, after brainstorming all the different types of propaganda, explore, analyze and study the nature, origin and purpose of propaganda and how its aims are achieved. They assess how the sinking of the Lusitania was manipulated by the British government and media.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads
U.S. Immigration Policy and Hitler's Holocaust
Young scholars read about immigration to the U.S. during the Holocaust. In this immigration lesson, students write answers to discussion questions. Young scholars role play members of the 1951 U.N. conference and create guidelines for an international treaty on refugees.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 25 Downloads
The history, context, and ramifications of the Vietnam War are the topics of this lecture, which details the roles of China, England, France, and the U.S. in the conflict. A timeline and map guide viewers through the events of the Vietnam War.
18 mins 8th - 11th Social Studies & History 38 Views 138 Downloads
Traitors and Spies in the Time of War
Learners investigate Supreme Court cases regarding the treatment of spies. For this traitors and spies lesson, students examine the Ex Parte Milligan (1866) and Ex Parte Quirin (1942) cases. Learners discover the details and rulings on the cases and debate about how the cases may apply to foreign and domestic terrorists today.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Turning the Tide in Europe, 1942-1944
Students identify the reasons why the U.S. government decided to focus on the defeat of Germany and Japan and assess the wisdom of this decision. They analyze the magnitude of the U-Boat threat in the Atlantic.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads