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Dropping the Atomic Bomb: The Decision That Defined a Presidency
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this World War II lesson, students research the implications of the use of nuclear weapons to end the war in the Pacific. Students determine and defend their stance regarding the topic.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
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 4 Views 3 Downloads
D-Day by the Numbers
Students analyze statistical data from World War II and D-Day. In this middle or high school mathematics lesson, students investigate the scope and size of World War II and D-Day by charting and graphing statistics and interpreting their findings.
7th - 12th Math 7 Views 21 Downloads
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 3 Views 16 Downloads
Victory in Europe, 1944- 1945
Students articulate the overall Allied strategy for 1944-1945 and assess how successful it was. They explore the importance of the Normandy invasion to the Allied strategy, and the effectiveness of the bombing of key German cities.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Battle of the Bulge: America Responds to a German Surprize
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.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 13 Downloads
Students investigate World War II by viewing video clips on the Internet. In this world history lesson plan, 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 3 Views 12 Downloads
Holocaust Research Project
Holocaust deniers claim the genocide of Jews during World War II did not occur. Class members prove otherwise. After examining the claims of Holocaust denial, groups research library references and Internet sources, and then prepare a PowerPoint to prove that the Holocaust did indeed take place.
9th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 11 Downloads
Memories of War
Students 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 students ages 7-16.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 22 Downloads
Commemorative Historical Magazine
Students examine the Journalist perspective. In this WWII instructional activity, students act as journalists and create a "Commemorative Historical Magazine" based on events leading up to the United States role in WWII. Students 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 6 Views 20 Downloads
Examining an Important Battle in WWII
In this military history assignment, research provides a foundation for a report on the United States' strategy for a specific battle during World War II. This resource does not include recommended sources of information or a rubric. Without any adaptations, this could be a bland assignment.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 4 Downloads
World War Two PowerPoint (Part Two): An Overview and Canada’s Role
In this World War II worksheet, students respond to 49 fill in the blank questions about the causes, events, and culmination of the war. The PowerPoint presentation is not included.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads