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Writing Exercises: World War II, #4
Using complete sentences and the five-W's as guidance, learners will respond to three short-answer questions about WWII. They'll discuss Mussolini's role, the ideologies of nationalism and anti-Semitism that led to the Holocaust, and the Bataan Death March.
7th - 9th Language Arts 9 Views 41 Downloads
Propaganda and World War II
What was the true meaning behind WWII propaganda posters? Historians analyze images from the U.S., Great Britain, Nazi Germany, and the Soviet Union, sharing findings in small groups. A poster analysis worksheet and all posters are included as links.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 16 Views 49 Downloads
The Allies Win the War
This PowerPoint clearly outlines many elements that contributed to the Allied Forces winning WWII. Topics covered are wartime technology, D-Day, The Holocaust, Perl Harbor, the Atomic Bomb and how winning the war changed the face of the world.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 7 Views 66 Downloads
Pre WWII Germany - Inflation
Eleventh graders differentiate between inflation and hyperinflation. They explain the economic conditions in Germany before WWII and the roles of government in a market economy. They analyze the importance of keeping inflation under control in an industrialized country.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Gaining Insight into the WWII Era Through Electronic Records and the National Archives
Students are introduced to the variety of resources that are available to them online with regards to national archives and enlistment records. Individually, they use the database to find someone they know who enlisted before or during World War II and share their results.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Jim Crow on the National Level: The Right to Flight
Students use the Internet, books and lecture to research the integration of military pilots in WWII. They examine the experiences of the Tuskegee Airmen in particular and consider contributions of early African American aviators.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
WWII - America Gears Up for War
"Winning the war will be a national effort." Discover how the United States prepared itself for war from the plan of attack and the dramatic increase in creating military supplies, to the major lifestyle changes the American people adopted to conserve materials.
7 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 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 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Atomic Bomb Lesson Plan
Students discuss the significance of the atomic bomb. In this WWII lesson, 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
Who Was More American: Japanese-Americans Who Dissented Against Internment or Those that Supported the War Effort?
Was the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II constitutional? Who was more American: Japanese-Americans who dissented against the internment or those who supported the war effort? Class members do a close reading of primary and secondary source materials to prepare for a Socratic seminar on these questions.
8th - 12th Language Arts 59 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Legends of Airpower: Aviation-Then, Now and Here
High schoolers 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
The Story of Latino Civil Rights: Fighting for Justice
Middle schoolers identify the civil rights abuses suffered by African Americans, Japanesse Americans during WWII, and Hispanic Americans. They explain what the common element is among the discrimination against these three groups. Students are explaine that a table is an excellent tool for comparisons.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 18 Downloads
"Promises Denied," the second lesson in a unit that asks learners to consider the responsibilities individuals have to uphold human rights, looks at documents that illustrate the difficulty the US has had trying to live up to the ideals set forth in the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Cold War Lesson Plan
Who was primarily responsible for the Cold War—the United States or the Soviet Union? Your young historians will answer a question by looking closely at Cold War documents, which are provided in this resource alongside guiding questions and a PowerPoint presentation.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review One Man’s Terrorist…Another Man’s Freedom Fighter
Why is there no universal definition for terrorism? What tactics and objectives do terrorist groups share? Through an engaging and collaborative activity, as well as using rich informational texts and guided notes, lead your class members through an examination of the history of terrorism, as well as an analysis of major terrorist groups that exist today.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How Did WWII Start?
How did the second world war begin? The presentation first looks at the political climate that led to WWI and the effects of that war. Then, it describes the reason Hitler was able to take hold of Germany after WWI and prior to WWII. The slide show ends with an account of what happened on September 3, 1939.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 8 Views 32 Downloads
Aggressors Invade Nations: WWII
What makes a World War? As it sounds, it's a war in which the world is involved. This presentation really defines the struggles, invasions, and conflicts that occurred all over the globe at the dawn of the Second World War. It describes the sociopolitical situations that led to multiple invasions in various areas as conducted by Japan, Italy, and Germany.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
The Early Cold War: 1947-1970
With a combination of images, maps, and valuable information, this presentation is a strong resource for a history class that is coming out of a WWII unit and into a Cold War unit. Some points are outlined for students, while others are referenced only as images and depend on teacher and class discussion to be substantiated.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 21 Views 147 Downloads
How the Allies Won World War II: Island-hopping in the Central Pacific
Using primary source documents, young historians explore the strategies the US used to defeat Japan during WWII. They also learn about the American military experience, and innovations that changed the style of warfare. Students benefit from a graphic organizer, lecture, group work, discussion, and writing.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 26 Views 33 Downloads