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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 plan, 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 Australian Geography Unit
At the heart of this resource is a beautifully detailed PowerPoint presentation (provided in PDF form) on the overall physical geography of Australia, basic facts about the country, Aboriginal history, and Australia culture and lifestyle.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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
Navajo Code Talkers
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.
4th - 8th Language Arts 32 Views 164 Downloads
World War II
Sixth graders read Under the Blood Red Sun (UBRS), V is for Victory (V), and Number the Stars(NS). They examine WWII through the eyes of Japanese, Danish, and American students and complete at least two projects: a radio broadcast and a powerpoint.
6th Language Arts 9 Views 31 Downloads
Students explain how the Civil War and Reconstruction both solved and created problems for our nation. They study how Reconstruction caused a further decline in relations between the North & South and how racism has been and is existent in the U.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 82 Downloads
Modern Korean/Japanese Geopolitical Conflicts
Students explore the concept of geopolitical conflicts. For this Korean and Japanese relations lesson, students investigate the history of conflict between the nations. Students compose essays using their findings.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 Downloads
Propaganda - 9/11 and the War on Terrorism
Propaganda is an important topic that most high school social studies teachers address. Here, students compare and contrast methods of public persuasion during WWII with those used in the contemporary War on Terror. Research, discussion, and critical thinking questions provide the foundation for learning.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 30 Downloads
Food Today, Freedom Tomorrow
Eleventh graders study the leadership decisions at the end of WWII. In this World History lesson, 11th graders examine leadership decisions made by President Truman and General George C. Marshall. Students interpret primary documents from the post WWII era.
11th Social Studies & History 5 Views 6 Downloads
A Land Divided: Exploring the Realities of Separation and Unification on the Korean Penunsula
Tenth graders examine the separation and unification of North and South Korea. In this Korean separation and unification lesson, 10th graders investigate the history behind the separation, the current De-Militarized Zone, and create unification plans for the future of the nations.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
World War Ii - Japanese American Internment
Ninth graders determine that nationality is not defined by race, especially in the United States. They group into teacher created dyads with eight pictures. Four pictures are of American citizens (multiracial representations), and the remaining 4 pictures are of people from other countries (including Europeans).
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Arkansas' Reaction to Draft Resistance During World War II
Pupils identify consequences to the resistance of the draft in Arkansas during World War II. They role-play scripts of local board members who were Southern businessmen, farmers; and conscientious objectors, their friends, families, or co-workers.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
WWII: What Were They Thinking?
Learners 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
Executive Order 9981: Truman Desegregates the Armed Forces
To most modern Americans, the idea that many aspects of society were once segregated is astonishing. Explore Truman's decision to desegregate the armed forces with your high schoolers. The first two days of this three-day plan are spent reading, annotating, and clarifying four documents.
9th - 12th Language Arts 4 Views 5 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Civil Rights of Japanese-American Internees
Prompted by a viewing of Emiko and Chizu Omori’s Rabbit in the Moon, a documentary about the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II, high schoolers examine a series of documents, including the Bill of Rights and the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 66 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable