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In this online interactive history activity, students respond to 10 multiple choice questions about World War II. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive activity.
Students examine the implication of civilian targets in war. In this World War II lesson, 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. Students participate in a classroom activity that requires them to role play nations in attendance at a new Hague Convention.
Tenth graders describe roles of key figures in the Pacific Theater of war during World War II. In this American History lesson plan, 10th graders research key events of the Pacific Theater of War during World War II. Students analyze primary source documents from World War II.
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. They end the lesson by comparing the African-American experience to other minorities during the war.
Students examine the reasons for the Allied victory during World War II. They discover the need for air and sea power and where bases are located. They answer questions and discuss answers to complete the lesson.
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. Included in the packet are teacher instructions, questions template, the writing prompt, and sample essays. The richly detailed plan deserves a place in your curriculum library.
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. They compare and contrast the various experiences to end the lesson.
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.
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.
Learners investigate World War II through the computer game Axis and Allies. They discuss the basics of World War II before playing the game, spend eight weeks playing the game that is a simulation of World War II, and write a report and conduct an interview with someone who lived through WWII.
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about the causes and effects of World War II.
Young scholars create maps of areas of the world involved in World War II, including categorizing areas and battles by color to illustrate various factions in the war.
Students read about America's participation in World War II. They study images, timelines, and other primary source documents.
Twelfth graders examine Hitler's rise to power leading up to World War II. and how the Treaty of Versailles contributed to Hitler's rise to power in Germany. They identify the important countries involved in the beginning of World War II.
Eleventh graders compare and contrast the treatment of African-American soldiers during the American Civil War and World War II. In this African-American history lesson, 11th graders analyze and interpret the films "Glory,"and "The Tuskegee Airmen."
Ninth graders examine the results of the Yalta Conference on Europe after the war. They develop a PowerPoint presentation that compare the effects of World War I and World War II. They write a journal entry taking the point of view of an older German citizen.
In this World War II learning exercise, students read assigned textbook pages regarding the war and respond to 104 short answer questions.
In this U.S. history worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages that describe the involvement of the U.S. in World War II and respond to 48 short answer questions.
Students explore the events in the pacific during World War II. In this World War II lesson, students use reference material to access information about significant locations in the War. Student debate the use of the atomic bomb to end the war in the Pacific.
Fifth graders utilize primary sources provided to formulate questions to prepare for an interview. Veterans and civilians who lived during World War II are interviewed by students and their work displayed on a web site.