Invasion of Normandy Teacher Resources
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Victory and the New Order in Europe
Learners explore the ways in which the USSR, the United States, and Britain differed on the future of Germany. They understand why and how the United States attempted to preserve the Grand Alliance as American diplomats addressed European issues.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 20 Downloads
Memories of War
Students consider how World War II impacted Europe. In 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
Message Drafted by General Eisenhower in Case the D-Day Invasion Failed
Students discuss how much effort and planning would therefore be needed to plan a secret invasion such as D-Day. They use library and Internet resources to find out what strategies were employed on D-Day and what the results of D-Day were.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
New Review Reemergence of the “Vanishing Americans” ‐ Native Americans and World War II
Discover the many contributions and sacrifices of Native Americans during World War II. After gaining background information through a detailed PowerPoint presentation and guided notes, your young historians will participate in a jigsaw reading activity on such topics as Navajo code talkers and discrimination against Native Americans during the war.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 6 Views 20 Downloads
D-Day: June 6, 1944
Students examine the preparations for the invasion of France on June 6, 1944. After viewing a clip from "The War", they identify the demands and concerns of all military leaders for this invasion. They use maps to examine the geographical challenges and discuss the sacrifice of the soliders on that fateful day.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 18 Views 87 Downloads
World War Two PowerPoint (Part Two): An Overview and Canada’s Role
In this World War II instructional activity, 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
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
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 plan that examines the importance of weather stations and moon phases in the invasion of Normandy.
6th - 8th Science 50 Views 72 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
Codes and Code-Breaking
Students create and break codes. In this code-breaking lesson, the teacher demonstrates how to decipher codes, then students work in small groups to create a coded message for another group to decode. The class examine why writing and breaking codes are important and how this can be used as a war tactic.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 27 Downloads