Rise of Nationalism Teacher Resources
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An Historical Stock Jaunt: Post WWII through 2001
Students analyze the stock market from Post WWII through today. Through an interactive simulation, students are given an opportunity to earn "millions". They will analyze the stock market from a historical perspective and explain the reason why long-term investments are important for investors.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 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
Social Effects of WWII
Fifth graders study the social effects of World War II on America. For 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
Learners 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. Learners develop an outline of events and find pictures to create a Photostory presentation of their research.
4th - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 6 Downloads
My Secret War: The WWII Diary of Madeline Beck: Lesson 6
Fifth graders explore women's rights by discussing the events of WWII. In this American work force lesson, 5th graders identify the events that led to World War II and how women helped fight the war through non-violent efforts. Students complete several graphic organizer worksheets based on WWII history.
5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
And justice for all: The Trail of Tears, Mexican deportation, and Japanese internment
Native American displacement, deportation of Mexican Americans, and Japanese internment are the focus of this history resource. It includes learning objectives, a materials list, key terms, related sources of information, an anticipatory activity, and the main activity.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 40 Views 62 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Was the Internment of Japanese-Americans Constitutional?
The legality of the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II is the topic of an extended controversial issue discussion. After examining a series of primary and secondary source materials, teams of four, two who argue the internment was constitutional, two who argue it was not constitutional, present evidence to support their point of view.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 37 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Roles & Powers of the President
Here is a fantastic, comprehensive resource on the roles and powers assigned to the president of the United States. It includes several critical thinking exercises and engaging activities, from cartoon analysis and the opportunity to design a classified newspaper ad seeking a new president to a rousing game of Two Truths and a Lie!
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 28 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Symbols and Words of Hate
“Learning to discuss. . . controversial topics in an open and respectful way is a key to ensuring a healthy classroom, school, and community.” Guided by this principle, this resource is structured with a series of exercises that asks class members to explore hate symbols and hate speech.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 54 Views 73 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What basic rights are guaranteed to all Americans? Do citizens, legal aliens, illegal aliens, and minors all have the same rights? Should individuals all over the world enjoy the same rights? Class members read the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights as part of a unit study of the responsibilities individuals have to uphold human rights.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Day of Infamy: Analyzing FDR's Pearl harbor Speech
Students analyze Bush's speech after the attacks of 2001, and FDR's "Infamy" speech. the compare and contrast the speeches and events that led to them followed by a duscussion based on included questions.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 6 Downloads
Japanese Internment Camps of WWII
Eleventh graders examine the effects of the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941. In this US History lesson, 11th graders analyze primary source photographs in order to understand the daily life of the Japanese in the camps. Students explore the legality of these internment camps based on the Constitution.
11th Social Studies & History 11 Views 38 Downloads
Can You Crack the Code?
The Navajo Code Talkers played an impressive role during WWII; young cryptologists research this group and practice some decoding skills of their own. Hook kids by playing the clip from National Treasure (about three minutes long), and explain that this isn't a skill only for the movies.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 33 Downloads
World War II Worksheet
Learners respond to two essay questions that require them to consider how the terrorist attacks on 9/11/01 changed the climate of politics in America. They discuss if this change is similar to attacks that occurred after WWII.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 36 Downloads
An English-Speaking World
An overview of the development of English as a global language fills out these slides. Beginning with statistics regarding how much of the world speaks English and to what capacity, a brief history is then given mostly pertaining to WWII and the spread of American English.
11th - Higher Ed Language Arts 11 Views 22 Downloads
WWII: Allies Turn the Tables
Students explore U.S. history by viewing a video clip in class. In this World War II lesson, students read assigned text from their history books about the U.S. Allies in the war. Students view the intro to "Saving Private Ryan" create class poster presentations about the WWII battles.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 14 Views 50 Downloads
Haiti: Rebuilding a Nation
Students consider what it takes to rebuild a country. In this current events lesson, students access a PBS news video about Haiti online, watch it, and then complete activities that require them to examine U.S. foreign policy and consider the importance of rebuilding the nation.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 45 Downloads
New Review The People Behind the Statistics
Invite your class to experience human rights situations first hand. Following an introduction to human rights, class members read statements and categorize them as a whole class. They then work in small groups to prepare a role play as well as solutions for their role-played issue.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Was the United States Justified in Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
As the culminating activity in a unit study of World War II, class members prepare for and engage in a Socratic seminar that considers whether the United States was justified in dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Carefully scaffolded activities model for learners how to analyze an argument, how to collect evidence, and how to prepare for a Socratic seminar.
6th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Designed