Lesson Plans and Worksheets
Browse by Subject
Rise of Nationalism Teacher Resources
Find teacher approved Rise of Nationalism educational resource ideas and activities
Students investigate World War II through the computer game Axis and Allies. They discuss the basics of World War II before playing the game, spend eight weeks playing the game that is a simulation of World War II, and write a report and conduct an interview with someone who lived through WWII.
Fifth graders examine primary sources to explore the events leading to World War II. In this World War II lesson plan, 5th graders develop questions and research answers from information found in primary documents. Students view a video clip and complete a worksheet related to World War II events.
Learners are introduced to the experiences of thousands of Hispanics during World War II. After watching an excerpt from "The War", they work together in groups to research more in depth their different experiences. They compare and contrast the Hispanic experience with other minority groups during the war.
Students explore World War II. In this World War II lesson, students discover how volunteerism demonstrates civic responsibility. The lesson uses World War II-era posters to appeal to the learners and help them to understand the particular needs of that time period and the ways in which the nation responded.
Students build World War II directional signs. In this World War II lesson plan, students explore the geographic locations of the war as they analyze primary sources and conduct research regarding places of significance in the war. Students collaborate to create a detailed classroom directional sign featuring their findings.