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Students study the key figures in African-American military history. They discover how African-American military history reflect both discrimination and the often heroic struggle to overcome discrimination. They examine the key periods of progress in African-American military history.
In this language skills worksheet, students read an article on Anzac Day. Students respond to 6 matching questions, 29 fill in the blank questions, 30 multiple choice questions, 12 word scramble questions, 30 short answer questions, 1 graphic organizer question, and 1 essay question regarding the content of the article.
Students explore examples of ancient warfare and discuss the various uses of ancient military technologies. Students investigate the origins of biological and chemical weapons and create a classroom exhibit depicting technology and strategies used during ancient battles.
Students identify and research various women and their roles in military history. They describe how modern political positions are affected by differences in ideologies and viewpoints that have developed over time. Finally, students select a different famous military woman to research and report on.
Organized as a unit, this eight-lesson overview of Japanese-Americans during WWII is full of engaging best-practice instruction. Young historians examine propaganda, connect personally to children's stories, analyze primary source documents, debrief in small groups, distinguish between opinion and fact, and complete mini-research projects. They read excerpts from Farewell to Manzanar, and finish with a formal debate. Readings and materials are noted but not included. Use all or some of it!
Students explore United States soldiers. In this American military history and letter writing lesson, students visit the "Heroic Sons of Gold Star Mothers" website and choose a soldier. Students research the biographical history and geographical location of this soldier. Students write a friendly letter to the family from the soldier's point of view, including information about his location and military experience.