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Fly Girls: Women Aviators in World War II
Students explore contributions of Women Airforce Service Pilots (WASPs) during World War II, examine portrayals of women in World War II posters and newsreels, compare and contrast them with personal recollections of the WASPs, and demonstrate understanding of importance of WASP program, which enhanced careers for women in aviation.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 12 Views 50 Downloads
Farewell to Manzanar: Japanese Internment Camps During World War II
Students examine the conditions that brought forth Japanese internment camps. In this World War II lesson, students read Farewell to Manzanar and debate Japanese internment. They then write Haikus describing the camp in the novel.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 22 Views 64 Downloads
Firestorms: The Bombing of Civilians in World War II
Students examine the implication of civilian targets in war. In this World War II instructional activity, students investigate the history of bombing practices in war. Students zero in on World War II bombing practices as they discuss precision and area bombing as well as atomic bombs.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 55 Downloads
Women's Roles in Post World War II
Young scholars discuss the role of women before, during, and after World War II. In this equality lesson, students plan how to make the workforce more equal among men and women after World War II. They research World War II and its effects on American people.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 23 Downloads
African Americans in World War II: Staging a Double V Campaign in the Classroom
The feelings and attitudes of African-Americans during World War II are examined by high schoolers. After watching various clips from "The War," they answer comprehension questions for each section. In groups, they create their own Double V campaign to promote equal rights.
9th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 126 Downloads
The Hispanic Experience in World War II
Young scholars are introduced to the experiences of thousands of Hispanics during World War II. After watching an excerpt from "The War", they work together in groups to research more in depth their different experiences. They compare and contrast the Hispanic experience with other minority groups during the war.
9th - 12th Language Arts 12 Views 55 Downloads
World War II at Home: Victory Gardens
Fifth graders identify and define a Victory Garden. In this Victory Garden instructional activity, 5th graders design a poster to promote use of using personal gardens during World War II. Supplementary activities are also suggested.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 39 Downloads
Beware of the Dog - Crossing Borders
Roald Dahl’s classic World War II short story, “Beware of the Dog” is the focus of a close reading exercise that asks learners to respond to text-dependent questions with evidence drawn from the story. Participants record responses on the provided evidence chart and use these notes for the culminating analytic essay.
9th - 11th Language Arts 16 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Designed
World War II: A Compartive Study through Literature
Students examine World War II through the use of literature. As a class, they brainstorm a list of words they relate to the war itself. In groups, they read various novels and view photographs showing the experiences of the Jews, British, Japanese and Germans throughout the war.
11th - 12th Language Arts 10 Views 51 Downloads
Assignment Discovery Lesson Plan World War II
Students examine primary and secondary documents about life on the homefront during World War II. In this World War II lesson, students research the conditions of daily life in the United Kingdom, the United States, and Germany during the war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 55 Downloads
Tejana Military Members in World War II
Seventh graders discover who the Tejanas were and how they contributed to World War II. In this World War II lesson, 7th graders listen to their instructor discuss who the Tejanas were prior to researching the contributions of three of the women to the war.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
World War II
Fifth graders examine primary sources to explore the events leading to World War II. In this World War II lesson, 5th graders develop questions and research answers from information found in primary documents. Students view a video clip and complete a worksheet related to World War II events.
5th Social Studies & History 22 Views 211 Downloads
The Effects of World War II on the Homefront
Seventh graders discover what the war on the homefront looked like. In this World War II lesson, 7th graders analyze World War II posters to determine how the public was involved in the war effort during World War II. Students discuss their impressions.
7th Social Studies & History 7 Views 51 Downloads
Learning From World War II and Connecting It to the Present
Compare and contrast World War II to the Iraqi war with this lesson. After watching a film, they use supporting evidence to support their point of view of the conflicts. Using the internet, they create a presentation to share with the class what information they have gathered from examining World War II.
8th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 233 Downloads
World War II and the USO
Eleventh graders use the internet to read primary source documents from the World War II era. In groups, they research the role of the USO during this time period and watch a recent film. They role play different roles in the USO and write journal entries from the point of view of someone who worked in the USO itself.
11th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Early U. S. Involvement in World War II
Ninth graders examine how the U. S. was aided by the Allies in World War II before the U. S. declared war. They analyze the evolution of U. S. foreign policy from the beginning of WW II through U. S. Declaration of War
9th Social Studies & History 36 Views 101 Downloads