Victory in Europe, 1944-1945
Students examine the overall strategy pursued by the Allies in the final moths of World War II in Europe by examining military documents and consulting an interactive map of the European theater.
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Victory and the New Order in Europe
A New Order in Europe calls for a new lesson plan! This third plan in a series of four sequential lessons encourages high schoolers to read primary sources about the development of the New Order and follow up their knowledge with a...
In this D-Day worksheet, 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 questions,...
D-Day: June 6, 1944
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...
What Did You Do After the War, Grandpa?
Students consider how World War II impacted Europe and European soldiers. In this Victory in Europe lesson, students visit selected websites to discover information about the war, its conditions, and the celebration that ensued at the...
Victory in Europe, 1944- 1945
Students articulate the overall Allied strategy for 1944-1945 and assess how successful it was. They explore the importance of the Normandy invasion to the Allied strategy, and the effectiveness of the bombing of key German cities.
World War II: Internment in Hawaii
Learners 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. Learners define Japanese...
The End of the War: WWII
Enhance your student's reading with this presentation on the end of WWII. This series of slides contains information, focus questions to guide student reading, and a video entitled, The Impact of World War II. Note: To view the video...
Joan of Arc: Virgin Warrior
Students view a documentary on Joan of Arc. She is one of the most venerated saints in the Catholic religion, yet she was burned at the stake as a heretic. After viewing, students discuss what they saw and write a newspaper column...