World War II Battles Teacher Resources
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Lesson Plan on World War II: Illinois Role-The 33rd Infantry Division
Pupils complete several creative writing assignments regarding the 33rd Infantry Division of Illinois, which was active during World War II. They discuss how this war brought about changes in the state of Illinois and specifically, the city of Chicago.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
The Battle of the Bulge
Young scholars research the events and results of the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. As a class, they discuss the role of the military in the entire European theater and write a paper describing the situations and conditions the soliders faced.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 60 Downloads
World War II
What's great about this summary of World War II is that in addition to reviewing pivotal events and players, the narrator describes the war's connection to countries beyond the core Axis and Allies. It also emphasizes causes behind Germany's military expansion and the war's overall impact on the civilian population.
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Letters From the Front Lines
Students read a variety of letters from soliders who were on the front lines during World War II. After viewing an excerpt from "The War", they answer discussion and comprehension questions based on the letters and video. To end the lesson, they pretend they are a solider during the war and write a letter home to their families.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 32 Downloads
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 24 Views 157 Downloads
WWII: Allies Turn the Tables
Students explore U.S. history by viewing a video clip in class. In this World War II lesson plan, 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 12 Views 50 Downloads
Through the Eyes of Al McIntosh
Students examine World War II through the eyes of local journalists such as Al McIntosh. As a class, they discuss how stories about the war affects the public back at home. In groups, they compare and contrast how newspapers reported the news from the Civil War and World War II.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
How "Grand" and "Allied" was the Grand Alliance?
High schoolers examine the Grand Alliance between the U.S., Great Britain, and the Soviet Union during World War II. They analyze primary sources, examine maps, answer discussion questions, conduct research, and write an essay.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
World War Two : Europe and North Africa 1939 - 1945 Map
With over 12 million people slaughtered, both military and civilian, World War II is our most destructive war to date. This shows the occupation of both the Allied and Axis troops throughout Europe and even into Northern Africa. While the visual representation is done very nicely, the narrator runs through dates quite quickly.
6 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Mapping and Personifying Nations
Eleventh graders analyze the geography, actions, and relationships of countries involved in World War II. They create a map of Europe, Northern Africa, and the Pacific, and analyze and evaluate their self-made map of Europe and the Pacific.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 27 Downloads
Literature and the "Age of Anxiety" (1920s and 1930s).
Students examine historical events of the 1920s, World War II and the Cold War. They discover how literature reflects the economic, political, social, religious and historical concerns of a culture. Students compare literature writings to the "Age of Anxiety.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
Mapping the War
Students work in pairs to draw their own maps as specified of World War II areas. When all projects have been completed let one group at a time share their assignments with the rest of the class. Compile all the maps into a classroom book about World War II.
5th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 24 Downloads
Where in the World War? Mapping WWII in the Pacific
Students explore the Pacific Theatre of War. In this World War II lesson plan, students use reference material to access information about significant locations in the Pacific Theatre of War. Students identify the locations of the listed places using the resource materials.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 22 Views 117 Downloads