Invasion of Normandy Teacher Resources
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The Man Who Made the Normandy Invasion Possible, Andrew Higgins
Students examine the contribution of Andrew Higgins to WWII. They watch a video about Andrew Higgins and the Normandy invasion, answer questions about the video, and write an obituary for Andrew Higgins.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
D-Day: A Call to Courage
Students examine the events surrounding the D-Day invasion. They watch and discuss a documentary, answer discussion questions, conduct Internet research, simulate war correspondents going ashore, and create a multimedia presentation.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Commemorative Historical Magazine
Young scholars examine the Journalist perspective. In this WWII lesson, students act as journalists and create a "Commemorative Historical Magazine" based on events leading up to the United States role in WWII. Young scholars will design their magazine and its cover, write articles for the magazine, create a political cartoon, and analyze the design and mission of WWII propaganda posters.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Moon Watch: The Tides of War
What role did astronomy play in the liberation of France during World War II? Bring literacy and history into science with a cross-curricular lesson that examines the importance of weather stations and moon phases in the invasion of Normandy.
6th - 8th Science CCSS: Designed
Students investigate World War II by viewing video clips on the Internet. In this world history lesson, students discuss the invasion of Normandy, D-Day, and observe historical footage using computers. Students complete a KWL chart about the subject and a crossword puzzle using historic terms.
5th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Memories of War
Learners consider how World War II impacted Europe. In this D-Day instructional activity, students visit selected websites to discover information about the invasion, its conditions, and the people who fought. Suggested activities are included for learners ages 7-16.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
ï»¿In this D-Day worksheet, students complete activities such as complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling sequencing, scrambled sentences, asking questions, take a survey, and writing.
5th - 10th English Language Arts
US History Overview 3- WWll to Vietnam
This video brings viewers up to modern history (1975) after taking them through WWII, the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. Though the format of the timeline might appear straightforward, viewers will be engaged because of the bright text and the relevant pictures.
15 mins 8th - 11th Social Studies & History