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Dropping the Atomic Bomb: The Decision That Defined a Presidency
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this World War II lesson, students research the implications of the use of nuclear weapons to end the war in the Pacific. Students determine and defend their stance regarding the topic.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Knowing your family's story......why it matters
Eleventh graders examine the impact of the Japanese Internment Camps. In this US History lesson, 11th graders read excerpts from the story Hidden Memory. Students conduct interviews of older people to find out what they knew about the internment camps.
11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
To War Or Not To War?
Seventh graders research the political, societal, and economic factors of World War I, World War II, and the 2001 war against terrorism. They participate in class discussions, write journal entries, and conduct Internet research. Students then complete a matrix on the three events and write a comparison of the three wars.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 22 Downloads
20th-Century Warfare: Unique Contributions of American Indians
Students discover the contributions of the Navajo Code Talkers. In this 20th century conflict instructional activity, students watch a video about the contributions of Native Americans to the World Wars I and II as well as Vietnam. Students also use Navajo Code Dictionaries to create and decode their own messages.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 27 Downloads
Jackie Robinson, WWII, and the Integration of Baseball
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this integration of baseball lesson, students examine sources regarding the Jim Crow laws, Jackie Robinson, and race relations during World War II. Students analyze documents and write essays that address the topics.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 13 Views 35 Downloads
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 6 Views 25 Downloads
Where in the World War? Mapping WWII in the Pacific
Students explore the Pacific Theatre of War. In this World War II activity, 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 23 Views 117 Downloads
Iwo Jima: Forgotten Valor
Students explore the nature of island combat on Iwo Jima during World War II. They examine the association between the Pacific Theater of World War II and Iwo Jima. Students evaluate Charles Lindberg's oral history, propaganda posters, maps and military photographs in their analysis.
4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Iwo Jima: Forgotten Valor
Seventh graders examine the battle of Iwo Jima. They discuss the nature of island combat on Iwo Jima and the Pacific Theater of World War II. Students examine Charles W. Lindberg's oral history, propaganda posters and photographs. They complete a worksheet over Iwo Jima.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Learners watch the film "The Perilous Fight: America's World War II in Color". Using the film, they work together to develop proper interview questions to use while talking to World War II veterns. After the interview, they research the topics mentioned by the interviewee to develop a feature story to share with their classmates.
9th - 11th Language Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
Navajo Code Talkers
Learners investigate the Navajo Code Talkers and their role in World War II. They complete a Webquest, explore various websites, encode a short message, analyze maps, answer discussion questions, and read newspaper articles about secure communications.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 20 Views 57 Downloads
Turning the Tide in the Pacific, 1941-1943
Learners explore the overall strategies pursued by the Japanese and the Allies in the initial months of World War II. What each side hoped to accomplish what what actually happened forms the basis of a comparison made in this instructional activity.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 15 Downloads