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Firestorms: The Bombing of Civilians in World War II
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.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 55 Downloads
AMERICAN INVOLVEMENT IN WORLD WAR II: THE PACIFIC THEATER 1941-1945
Tenth graders describe roles of key figures in the Pacific Theater of war during World War II. For this American History lesson, 10th graders research key events of the Pacific Theater of War during World War II. Students analyze primary source documents from World War II.
10th Social Studies & History 5 Views 29 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
Supporting the Searchers: Seaplane Hangers at Norfolk Naval Air Station in World War II
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 activity.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 3 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 27 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Designed
World War II: A Compartive Study through Literature
Learners 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
World War II
Fifth graders examine primary sources to explore the events leading to World War II. In this World War II instructional activity, 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 23 Views 211 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 plan. 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
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
World War II
Students explore U.S. history by creating a poster presentation in class. In this World War II lesson, students complete a pre-test about World War II battles. Students collaborate in small groups to create a poster based on a specific WWII battle which they discuss and present to the class.
6th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 27 Downloads
Axis and Allies World War II Simulation
Students 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.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 34 Views 294 Downloads
Lead Up to World War II
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.
12th Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 77 Downloads
Comparing/Contrasting the Treatment of African American Servicemen During the Civil War and 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.
11th Social Studies & History 8 Views 30 Downloads
End of World War II
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.
9th Social Studies & History 6 Views 40 Downloads