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 4 Views 3 Downloads
D-Day: A Call to Courage
Young scholars 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
Commemorative Historical Magazine
Students 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. 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 7 Views 21 Downloads
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 55 Views 74 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
Memories of War
Students consider how World War II impacted Europe. For this D-Day lesson, 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
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 3 Views 12 Downloads
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 Language Arts 23 Views 106 Downloads
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 15 Views 55 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
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
Dropping the Atomic Bomb The Decision That Defined a Presidency.
Students examine historical evidence regarding the atomic bomb. In this Truman presidency lesson, students research images and documents about the use of the bomb in Japan. Students write position papers that identify their stance on the use of the bomb.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 49 Downloads