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Students are pre-assessed on their knowledge of the effects of World War II in Alabama. In this World War II lesson, students are presented with a photo story about World War II and its effects on Alabama. Students respond to what they have seen and have a post assessment.
What a fascinating topic to explore with your class! This lesson focuses on the contributions of the Navajo people during World War II. Learners read the book Navajo Code Talkers by Andrew Santella, answer a series of comprehension questions about the text, and write a letter as a follow-up activity.
Students explore the Pacific Theatre of War. In this World War II lesson plan, students use reference material to access information about significant locations in the Pacific Theatre of War. Students identify the locations of the listed places using the resource materials.
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. In groups, they research the various races, education, martial status and occupations of those enlisted as well.
Tenth graders examine Hitler's occupation of Europe and the Allies' efforts to fight it. In this World War II lesson, 10th graders examine how World War II changed American society, especially for women. Students analyze a print ad from the period and compare it to an ad for a similar product today.