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23 reviewed resources for battle of midway

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The Battle of Midway

For Students 7th - 12th
Scholars learn how the Battle of Midway was a turning point for the United States military in World War II in a video using archival footage and photos from 1942. 
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Battle of Midway

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars examine the significance of Midway during World War II. They read first-hand accounts of the Battle of Midway, write a description of the course of the battle, explore various websites, and research local war memorials.
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The Battle of Midway

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the Battle of Midway during World War II through an interactive website. They analyze photographs and read the descriptions. They discuss the implications of the Battle at Midway to both sides of the war.
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World War Two : Asia and the Pacific 1941 - 1945 Map

For Teachers 9th - 12th
On a Monday in August, 1945, the first atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima. Watch the allies gain control over the surrounding islands before deciding to drop the atomic bomb. Use this video to spark a debate: was dropping...
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Chronological Battle List

For Students 9th - 12th
In this chronological history worksheet, learners put the 15 listed World War II battles in chronological order using the provided graphic organizer.
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Early German Axis Successes and Failures

For Students 4th - 5th
In this Axis successes and failures worksheet, students read about the Axis Powers and Allied Powers. Students read the dates of Axis successes, and about the Battle of Britain, Operation Barbarossa, the Battle of Midway, and El Alamein....
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As World War II Turns. . .Major Events and Turning Points

For Teachers 7th
Class members examine primary and secondary source materials that center on events leading up US involvement in World War II, as well as turning points in the war like the D-Day invasion, the battle at Stalingrad, and the dropping of the...
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World War II in the Pacific

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine and interpret excerpts from a primary source document about key battles in the Pacific in a graphic organizer. They assess the use of atomic weapons against Japan as well and predict the likely outcome of an American...
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Pacific War Timeline

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students visit the George Bush Gallery of the Pacific War where they complete a timeline of important events. Prior to the visit, they create a blank timeline from 1937 to 1945 and fill in events discovered at the museum. After the...
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WWII: Allies Turn the Tables

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers explore U.S. history by viewing a video clip in class. In this World War II instructional activity, students read assigned text from their history books about the U.S. Allies in the war. Middle schoolers view the intro...
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Attu: North American Battleground of World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners examine military maps and photos to better explain why an isolated battle on a remote island in Alaska alarmed the nation. They explain how the Japanese occupation and American recapture of Attu were significant in the history...
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Why do wars occur?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Understanding the causes of war is one way (possibly) to prevent it. World War II is used as a case study to facilitate an understanding of reasons why wars start. Topics covered included Totalitarianism, scarcity of resources, need for...
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Chicago Tribune vs. US (1942): When Does Freedom of the Press Go Too Far?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students define freedom of the press in peace and war time. As a class, they identify the need for the public to be informed, but discuss where the line should be drawn to protect national security. They develop their arguments and...
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World War II

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 21 matching questions regarding World War II. Students may check their answers immediately
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AMERICAN INVOLVEMENT IN WORLD WAR II: THE PACIFIC THEATER 1941-1945

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders describe roles of key figures in the Pacific Theater of war during World War II.  In this American History lesson plan, 10th graders research key events of the Pacific Theater of War during World War II.  Students analyze...
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Turning the Tide in the Pacific, 1941-1943

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Pupils analyze the Japanese strategy for the Pacific and compare it to the Allied strategy. They identify on a map the sites that were important the early war in the Pacific, and identify key military engagements.
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World War II in the Pacific and the End of the War

For Teachers 11th
Students study the World War in the Pacific.  In this Geography lesson, students develop an awareness of key issues and events from the conflict.  Students write a well-organized essay describing this event. 
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World War II: Japanese-American Internment

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders read "The Bracelet" by Yoshiko Uchida and use it as a catalyst to discuss the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II. They debate the morality of the internment, create Venn diagrams and chart important events...
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Jeopardy Review for WWII

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students participate in a Jeopardy-style review game for a quiz on WWII. They divide into teams, choose team captains and answer a variety of questions pertaining to the study of WWII.
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Where in the World War? Mapping the Geography of D-Day

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine how to read maps for historical information. They listen to a lecture on the history of D-Day, analyze a historical map of the invasion of Normandy, and answer discussion questions.
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Life and Times, Developing a Chronology

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review the career and life of Ernie Pyle as an example of a biography in context. They consider how a chronology maps out the events in the life of an individual in the context of other events that were occurring at the same time.
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Chapter 20 – World War II with the US

For Students 9th - 12th
In this World War II learning exercise, students read assigned textbook pages regarding U.S. involvement in the war and respond to 51 short answer questions.
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Truman's Decision to Drop the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders discuss the cause for the atomic bomb. In this history lesson, 11th graders discuss what caused the development of the atomic bomb and why it was used. They discuss the aftermath of dropping the bomb.

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