World War I Events Teacher Resources
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Defining Moments From the Past: Japanese American Internment
Students conduct a mock Congressional Hearing to decide whether or not Japanese Americans who were sent to internment camps during World War II should be provided financial restitution. They research and create a time line of events leading to the war and eventual internment before participating in the hearing.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Popular Music and Patriotism
Students discover the popular music during World War II and its dramatic impact on American culture. Using the internet and other sources, groups of students research categories of popular music. They identify the date of the composition and read the lyrics.
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Terminating the War between the Allies and Japan
Ninth graders examine the arms race that took place in the period leading up to and during World War II that produced the atomic bomb. They analyze differing perspectives on terminating the war between the Allies and Japan. They take and defend a position on whether the United States should have dropped the atom bombs on Japan in August of 1945.
9th Social Studies & History 4 Views 9 Downloads
The Aftermath of War
Students share their opinions on the war in Iraq. After reading an article, they identify the thoughts of President Bush on the conflict. In groups, they share their opinions for and against current United States policy in Iraq and the decision to oust Saddam Hussein.
6th - 12th Language Arts 6 Views 24 Downloads
Two World Wars
Students listen to a lecture about WWI, or they go through the WWI project time line in a computer center. Students repeat the above options about WWII. Once the research is complete, students compare the two wars by filling in the comparison matrix to explore similarities and differences in what the wars may have accomplished.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 20 Downloads
Timeline-History of Portland Main and the US
This is a handout of four different timelines. It contains four columns, each provides a chronological list of event starting in 1776 and ending in 2001. Timelines showcase changes and major historical events for the Portland Observatory, Portland MA, Maine, and the United States in general.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 24 Downloads
The Blues: The Father of Rock And Roll
Middle schoolers examine influence The Blues had on Rock and Roll and the concomitant social, political, and economic factors and movements during the post-World War II period. Students then research and create multimedia reports on teacher-approved bands, including timelines of bands' careers.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 73 Downloads
In the Shadow of My Country: A Japanese American Artist Remembers
Young scholars analyze artist's themes and means of communication, think critically about their sources of information, and weigh claims of national security against the civil liberties of diverse groups.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 6 Downloads
The Rise of Fascism
Students explore the variety of events and the people who would shape Europe during the 1920's, describing how this culminated with the Second World War. They create a timeline of ten pre-war events or people with the corresponding date and a summary describing the entry.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 10 Views 62 Downloads
Patriotism Reflected in Art and Literature (part A)
Students explore pre-World War II Japanese art. In this patriotism lesson, students analyze Eternal Fuji and Red Sun by Yokoyama Taikan. Students discuss the techniques used to create the painting as well as the symbolism behind it. Students then create their own patriotic drawings.
9th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Land of the Rising Guns?
Students discuss the decision after World War II of Japan's to follow a policy of pacifism. After reading an article, they identify the ways Japan is strengthening its military. They watch a video to discover how their Constitution was changed.
6th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 23 Downloads
What a great way to study the main battles of the Civil War! This creative and comprehensive lesson has learners review vocabulary relating to the Civil War, view a slide show, create a flow map of the major events, and create a poster to display their results.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
The American Home Front During WWII
Students analyze World War Two era government propaganda, biographies, and historical data in order to better understand the effects on Americans at home. In this American Home Front During World War Two instructional activity, students compare advertisements from the World War Two era to present day.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
The Capital Of The World
Young scholars engage in a lesson that is focused upon the concept of the World Bank while reading an article critically. They conduct research and write in journals in collaborative groups. Finally students write persuasive essays suporting or refuting the possible resignation of Paul Wolfwitz.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
WWI Time Capsule Project
What a great hands-on activity to encapsulate your learners' understanding of a historical period! After studying World War I, your young historians will imagine themselves to be a figure from the war and put together a time capsule of artifacts from their experiences.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
KWL Comprehension Strategy: Maus I and II
How much does your class know about World War II? Before reading Art Spiegelman's Maus I, lead your class in creating a KWL chart. Knowing the background and setting of the novel are extremely important in understanding this survivor's struggle.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Historical Comparison of Anti-War Music
Students explain that, how in this world of increasing awareness and interdependence, music can act as a magnet to draw people together. They research and compare anti-war songs from many different generations.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 26 Downloads