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The Price of Freedom: Americans at War Lessons

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Designed for teachers, a 15-lesson collection curated by the Smithsonian, examines how wars have impacted American society. Each resource includes a lesson plan, background information, a materials list, maps, images, and worksheets. An...
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WWII: Global Conflict, Persecution, and Unsung Heroes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Many historians would classify World War II as a global turning point in the 20th century. See if your middle schoolers agree with such an assessment with a collection of lessons and activities on the second Great War. Lessons cover an...
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WWII: Western Europe 1939-45 – D-Day

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
D-Day, also known as the Normandy Invasion, was a true turning point for the Allied forces and one of the most successful campaigns of World War II. After researching the factors that contributed to the campaign's success, high schoolers...
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Eisenhower on D-Day: Comparing Primary and Secondary Sources

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Dwight D. Eisenhower's message to troops for D-Day is iconic. Individuals examine Eisenhower's words and compare that to historians' understanding of the epic events of that day using primary sources, an essay, and a Venn diagram to...
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D-Day Normandy 1944

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
No study of World War II would be complete without an in-depth examination of the events of June 6, 1944. Pascal Vuong's D-Day Normandy:1944, is the perfect vehicle to convey the sheer magnitude of the events that have been called the...
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D-Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this D-Day learning exercise, students complete activities such as complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling sequencing, scrambled sentences, asking...
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WWII D-Day: a Soldier’s Journal

For Students 5th Standards
The Invasion of Normandy, also known as D-Day, was one of the most important turning points in World War II. See how the time period felt from the perspective of an American soldier with a reading activity, which focuses on a narrative...
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D-Day Invasion

For Students 7th - 12th
D-Day was the Allies' biggest gamble of World War II. Using photos and footage from the war, the video teaches pupils about the invasion of Normandy and why it was a crucial—but risky—undertaking for the Allied forces. Viewers see how...
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D-Day

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Appearing to be a student-composed presentation, this short slide-show offers several photos that represent D-Day. Use it to accent a lecture or to start a class discussion on the events that led to liberation.
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D-Day Orders

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students read primary source documents from Eisenhower during World War II. They discover his personality and determine how he was successful during the D-Day operations. They write their own example of motivation to others.
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The Allies Win the War

For Teachers 7th - 9th
This PowerPoint clearly outlines many elements that contributed to the Allied Forces winning WWII. Topics covered are wartime technology, D-Day, The Holocaust, Perl Harbor, the Atomic Bomb and how winning the war changed the face of the...
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Every Day Edit - D-Day

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this editing worksheet, learners correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about D-Day. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.  
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The Daytime D-Day Hour: Producing a D-Day Talkshow

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students analyze the key players and events of D-Day during World War II. They conduct research on an assigned character's role in D-Day, complete worksheets, and plan and participate in a D-Day talk show, presenting information in a...
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D-Day: June 6, 1944

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the preparations for the invasion of France on June 6, 1944. After viewing a clip from "The War", they identify the demands and concerns of all military leaders for this invasion. They use maps to examine the...
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Message Drafted by General Eisenhower in Case the D-Day Invasion Failed

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars discuss how much effort and planning would therefore be needed to plan a secret invasion such as D-Day. They use library and Internet resources to find out what strategies were employed on D-Day and what the results of...
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D-day Message from General Eisenhower to General Marshall

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze a "top secret" document written by Eisenhower. They identify and chart cliches for those about to go into battle and read related poetry. They invite a veteran to describe the D-Day invasion.
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What Would You Do? Scenario: Bombing to Invade

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The D-Day invasion was critical to the Allies defeating Nazi Germany. However, they needed to make sure Hitler could not get resources to France to fight back. Should the Allies bomb the rail lines feeding the German army through France...
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Air War over Berlin

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The air Battle of Berlin was harrowing with fighter pilots so close in the skies they could see each other's eyes. A video studies the important engagement, explaining that while the Allies lost the largest number of men in a single air...
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Franklin D. Roosevelt

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Discuss the life of Franklin D. Roosevelt. This story, called "Franklin D. Roosevelt" by Laura Hamilton Waxman, is used to explore comprehension skills. Some of these skills include identifying prefixes and suffixes, making comparisons,...
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Introduce /d/

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Give youngsters a better grasp of the letter d by combining letter sounds, pronunciation, recognition, and word examples. Scholars examine the letter shape then listen to you make the /d/ sound and try it on their own. Kids brainstorm...
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Color by Letter, Color by Sight Word—St. Patrick's Day

For Students Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Practice reading sight words with a St. Patrick's Day worksheet! Early readers identify words and letters and follow the coloring key to create two colorful portraits of a dancing leprechaun.
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D-Day Student Worksheet

For Students 8th - 12th
For this World War II worksheet, students read a 1-page selection about D-Day, examine the listed Internet sources on the topic, and then respond to 8 short answer questions about the information presented.
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The Allied Victory

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Key events that shaped the outcome of WWII are outlined in this well put together presentation. Easy to follow and set up in chronological order, Tenth graders will learn about the North African Campaign, Battle for Stalingrad, Invasion...
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D-Day: A Call to Courage

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students examine the events surrounding the D-Day invasion. They watch and discuss a documentary, answer discussion questions, conduct Internet research, simulate war correspondents going ashore, and create a multimedia presentation.

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