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National Debt and Wars
In this real world example, learners collect information about the National debt, plot the data, and determine whether an exponential curve is a good fit for the data. They compare common traits and differences in changes in the debt during the Civil War, WWI, and WWII.
9th - 12th Math 12 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The end of WWII brought big changes around the world, not the least of which occur in the increasingly decolonized continent of Africa. This slideshow details the developing countries of Ghana, Kenya, Congo, Nigeria, and South Africa, to name a few.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 37 Downloads
The United Nations
High schoolers examine the principles and history of the United Nations. They read and discuss a handout, define key vocabulary terms, conduct Internet research, summarize UN positions on treaties, and write a summary on a non-governmental organization.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 14 Views 69 Downloads
The United Nations
High schoolers come up with conflict resolution strategies dealing with World War II. In this history instructional activity, students learn about the United Nations and conduct internet research to answer questions. High schoolers then take their research and create a way to inform others about conflicts and resolution ideas that may have been effective during that time period.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
Primary Documents: WWII Poetry of African Americans
Students read and analyze poems written by African American women during World War II. They read the poems, complete discussion questions, participate in a class discussion, and write an original poem about the African American experience during WWII.
5th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 36 Downloads
The Homefront: America and WWII
Students are introduced to the experiences of various groups of Americans at home during WWII, highlighting race, gender, and ethnicity. They improve their ability to analyze and interpret historical documents and images.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 44 Downloads
WWII German Submarine Warfare: U505
High schoolers research how the capture of a German submarine by the Allies affected the outcome of WWII. In this WWII lesson, students complete a KWL chart. High schoolers research primary source documents online and answer discussion questions.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Social Effects of WWII
Fifth graders study the social effects of World War II on America. In this WWII effects lesson, 5th graders read paragraphs about the history of World War II. Students watch a video about the period and formulate questions for Veterans of the war.
5th Language Arts 7 Views 27 Downloads
Social Effects of WWII on South Carolina
Students study the history of South Carolina and the impact World War II had on the state. In this WWII history lesson, students research the social effects incurred from WWII on the people of South Carolina. Students develop an outline of events and find pictures to create a Photostory presentation of their research.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Immigration Connections: The Squamish Nation and Bainbridge Island Filipino Americans
High schoolers explore ancestry and immigration. In this Canadian immigration lesson, students interview their family members to identify their cultural history. They compose an essay that compares Filipino immigration stories to those of the Squamish Nation, and present their essays in class.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Writing Exercises: Collapse of European Imperialism, #1
WWII led to a collapse in colonial empires Europe had created prior to the turn of the century. Budding historians examine the fall of Imperialism through expository writing. They compose three responses that discuss the role of the Indian caste system, European imperialism, and its collapse after WWII.
9th - 11th Language Arts 9 Views 27 Downloads
WWII: What Were They Thinking?
High schoolers select a World War II leader: Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, or Franco and create a visual representation of their "power" explaining how they gained control of their nations. Then write a poem or rap that expresses the experiences or feelings of persons who lived through the Battle of Britain.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 33 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 6 Views 20 Downloads
Introduction To The European Union
A lot happened to European economics, policy, and social systems after WWII. This 24 page social studies packet provides images, reading passages, comprehension questions, and critical thinking questions regarding all things Europe from 1945-1980.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 22 Views 99 Downloads
Hitler's Fatal Gamble
Students consider the differences between totalitarianism and democracy. In this comparative politics lesson, students will read a handout describing the major components that comprise totalitarianism and democracy, then they will apply what they have learned to Hitler's choices during WWII.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 95 Downloads
Restructuring the Post War World: 1945-Present
You have just entered the Cold War Zone, with 96 slides at your disposal. From changes in government in China, The Marshall Plan, and the Iron Curtain, to the Vietnam War and Ronald Regan, this presentation will help you cover it all. A highly comprehensive, clear, and well-organized resource, a wonderful addition to any unit on world politics after WWII.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 146 Downloads
Lost Names: Scenes From a Korean Boyhood,
What a great resource to share! Based on the book Lost Names by Richard Kim, this valuable lesson focuses on the Japanese occupation of Korea during WWII. Additionally, it employs first-person journaling as a mode of understanding themes in the book.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Atomic Bomb Lesson Plan
Students discuss the significance of the atomic bomb. In this WWII lesson plan, students write down what they know about the dropping of the atomic bomb in WWII and read two historical narratives of the event. Students divide into two groups: Japanese experience experts and American experience experts and read documents to support their side and then present their evidence.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 21 Views 27 Downloads
Legends of Airpower: Aviation-Then, Now and Here
Young scholars examine the advancements made in aviation during and since WWII. They read an interview with Charles McGee, research a plane, build a model of a plane, and develop a Powerpoint presentation about aircraft.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads