World War II Teacher Resources
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A Day in the Life of a World War II Soldier Webquest
Young scholars complete a web-quest into a day in the life of a World War II soldier. In this webquest lesson, students investigate what life was like for soldiers on the front lines during the second World War. They use note taking skills while visiting teacher assigned web sites before sharing what they learned about the topic.
7th - 12th 21st Century Skills 14 Views 78 Downloads
Evacuation: The Japanese Americans in World War II
High schoolers examine Japanese internment camps of World War II. In this World War II lesson, students use primary and secondary sources to research the evacuation process and life within the internment camps. High schoolers discuss the racial bias of the act.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 51 Downloads
World War II: Internment in Hawaii
Students examine world history by writing an essay in class. In this World War II lesson, students identify the attack on Pearl Harbor, the response from the U.S and the effect it had on Japanese-Americans. Students define Japanese internment and write a five paragraph essay regarding the situation.
4th - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 41 Downloads
Who's Who in World War II
If you are looking for a creative way to review the historical figures and groups that influenced the events of World War II, this lesson is for you. With a long list of resources, this activity could be used when you are assigning research on pertinent historical figures and groups.
6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 10 Downloads
American Biography: Langston Hughes, Life in a Box, Reconstruction to World War II, Pathfinder
Sixth graders examine the lives of Americans who served their communities. For this Reconstruction to World War II lesson, 6th graders investigate multimedia sources in order to explore the life of Langston Hughes. Students share the accomplishments of other Americans who contributed to their communities.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Axis and Allies World War II Simulation
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.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 33 Views 294 Downloads
World War II: Causes and Consequences
Tenth graders examine Hitler's occupation of Europe and the Allies' efforts to fight it. In this World War II lesson, 10th graders examine how World War II changed American society, especially for women. Students analyze a print ad from the period and compare it to an ad for a similar product today.
10th Social Studies & History 18 Views 85 Downloads
World War II: A United Front
High schoolers interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this World War II lesson, students examine racial relations during the war and then examine propaganda techniques employed by the United States during the war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 24 Views 91 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
The War: Utah World War II Stories
Students study the contributions of World War II veterans and how the contributions affected the United States in the past and now. They watch videos at a website that show Utah World War II stories. While studying, they attempt to put themselves in the role of those who were directly affected by the war.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
The Consequences of World War II
Ninth graders explore the aftermath of World War II. In this World War II lesson, 9th graders investigate the consequences of the war as they complete a post-assessment project that requires them to compose essays on the topic.
9th Social Studies & History 4 Views 30 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. In 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
Impact of World War II in Your Town
Students examine the impact of World War II on local communities. In this World War II lesson, students conduct research in their community regarding World War II industries and government programs. Students blog about their research findings and use the blog to collaborate to produce final projects.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Economic Spotter: Resources During World War II
Students research how alternative sources were used during World War II when regular resources became scarce. They examine women's roles and the effects of a changed workforce and new technology on the standard of living in the US.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 9 Downloads
World War II
Learners 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. Learners 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 4 Views 26 Downloads
The ABCs of World War II: An Artistic Vocabulary Lesson
Students define World War II vocabulary through the creation of a WWII ABC book. In small groups, they conduct research, and design and publish an ABC book designed for elementary-level students.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 23 Downloads
Impact of the End of World War II on Japan
Ninth graders examine and discuss reasons United States occupied Japan after surrender in World War II, view photographs of Japan at end of War and explore how U.S. occupation affected Japan's political, economic, and social systems, and develop and share lists that describe Japan after World War II.
9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads