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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
WWII German Submarine Warfare: U505
High schoolers 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. High schoolers research primary source documents online and answer discussion questions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
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 71 Views 148 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
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
Lusitania: Murder on the Atlantic
Students explore the pride of the Cunard line and a jewel in the British crown; a floating four star hotel. But during World War I, the RMS Lusitania carried more than well-to-do travelers luxuriating in her sumptuous appointments.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 23 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
Underwater Dream Machine
Students investigate the concept of an underwater submarine while viewing a program with information about World War II U-boats. They answer key questions after the viewing of the program using student created notes. A summary of the video is given in the lesson plan.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 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
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 22 Views 60 Downloads
U.S. Immigration Policy and Hitler's Holocaust
Students read about immigration to the U.S. during the Holocaust. In this immigration lesson, students write answers to discussion questions. Students role play members of the 1951 U.N. conference and create guidelines for an international treaty on refugees.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 24 Downloads
Students study the history of United State/Cuba relations. In this diplomacy activity, students research selected websites to gather information regarding various topics of significance between the U.S. and Cuba since 1868. Students collaborate to create a timeline that features pivotal events pertaining to relations between the 2 countries.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 26 Downloads
America's Wars, 1898-1945
High schoolers examine the wars the United States was involved in between 1898 and 1945. In groups, they determine the causes and effects of each war and how each war changed the way the United States handled their foreign affairs. As a class, they debate American imperialism and how we have used it to our advantage in each war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 35 Downloads