WWII Economic Issues Teacher Resources
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New Review The End of World War II: Pearl Harbor, Japanese Internment Camps, and the Atomic Bomb
The end of World War II saw major events that would forever change the global landscape and international relations. Using a fantastic PowerPoint presentation and several primary source documents, your learners will discuss the bombing of Pearl Harbor, use of atomic weapons by the United States, and effects of the war on Japan and Japanese Americans.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 30 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Firestorms: The Bombing of Civilians in World War II
Students examine the implication of civilian targets in war. In this World War II instructional activity, 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
World War Two Causes
Background sheets, crossword puzzles, graphic organizers... oh my! If you're searching for a range of activities and worksheets on the subject of the onset of World War II, then this is the booklet for you. Featured topics include the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, Hitler's rise to power, the failure of appeasement, and the first German invasions of the war.
5th - 10th Language Arts 236 Views 199 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb at Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Take an in-depth look at the historical events in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in this 69-slide PowerPoint. Photos, facts, and transcripts are outlined in this presentation in order to answer the stated essential question in slide 2: "What were Harry Truman's motivations for using the Atomic Bomb against Japan in World War II?
9th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 62 Views 211 Downloads
To the North: A Black Family Leaves Arkansas to Find Work in Michigan
Upper elementary and middle school scholars study the economic factors that caused so many Arkansans to migrate to different parts of the country looking for work. Use this history lesson plan to help your charges gain a better understanding of the living conditions many people endured from The Great Depression through World War II.
5th - 8th Language Arts 7 Views 12 Downloads
Lessons from the Holocaust
This lesson plan includes an excellent informational text with background information on the Holocaust, as well as worksheets, book report guidelines, and discussion questions on Lois Lowry's Number the Stars. There is also an extension lesson relating the atrocity of the Holocaust to the modern conflict in Africa between the Sudanese government and African tribes.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 114 Views 100 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Art and Propaganda
High schoolers examine the types of propaganda used throughout World War II. In groups, they view examples of different posters and artwork used to identify the human emotions the government was trying to appeal through. They develop their own PowerPoint presentation to share their ideas with the class and create their own example of artwork propaganda on a current issue they feel passionately about.
9th - 12th Language Arts 30 Views 160 Downloads
New Review The Rise of Totalitarianism, the Start of World War II and the US Response
How did totalitarian regimes, in places like Russia, Italy, Germany, and Japan, come to power after World War I? Your young historians will participate in a jigsaw activity and then analyze the response of the United States to the rise of these regimes by debating as either isolationists or interventionists.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
America's Economy: Sorrow And Hope
Students discover how Americans found the hope that broke the Great Depression. In this American economics lesson, students watch "America's Economy: Sorrow and Hope." Students then discuss the implications of the depression and determine how the New Deal and World War II brought hope to Americans.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 23 Downloads
4-H on the Home Front
Young scholars investigate how young people were engaged in the war effort on the home front. In this World War II lesson, students conduct primary research to discover how young scholars in North Carolina were encouraged to complete 4-H projects that supported the war effort.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Lesson 3: U.S. Neutrality and the War in Europe, 1939-1940
High schoolers examine the U.S. neutrality policies that preceded American involvement in World War II. In this World War II lesson, students explore the events in Europe from 1939 to 1940 and Roosevelt's decision to give military aid to Britain.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 14 Downloads
New Review A President's Vision: Franklin D. Roosevelt
This poster goes well beyond any traditional worksheet in allowing learners to analyze a variety of primary source documents related to the presidency of Franklin D. Roosevelt.
8th - 11th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
"A Costly Prosperity", South Carolina during World War II
Eleventh graders study the history of South Carolina during World War II. In this American History lesson, 11th graders analyze the economic growth of this state through primary sources. Students interpret many different types of graphs and charts.
11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 5 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
World War II and Propaganda Efforts
Students define propaganda and list the various propaganda techniques used to influence people. They identify propaganda methods used by the American Government to encourage Americans to support the war effort
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 191 Downloads
World War II on the Home Front: Civic Responsibility
Students explore World War II. In this World War II lesson, students discover how volunteerism demonstrates civic responsibility. The lesson uses World War II-era posters to appeal to the learners and help them to understand the particular needs of that time period and the ways in which the nation responded.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 15 Views 62 Downloads
Introduction To The European Union
A lot happened to European economics, policy, and social systems after WWII. This 24 page social studies packet provides images, reading passages, comprehension questions, and critical thinking questions regarding all things Europe from 1945-1980.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 28 Views 104 Downloads