We found 314 reviewed resources for war heroes
The Forgotten War Heroine - Milunka Savic
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
While she was forgotten for much of the twentieth century, historians rediscovered Milunka Savic's exploits for the Serbian army during World War I. Although command was unsure of what to do with a female solider, Savic went on to prove...
George HW Bush and the End of the Cold War
14 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
John Green provides a fantastic summary of the presidency of George HW Bush, reviewing the president's background experience in the United Nations and the CIA, the presidential election of 1988, foreign policy implications after the end...
African American History: Honored as Heroes
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
To gain an understanding of the treatment of African American soldiers during World War I, class members watch an excerpt from the History Detectives film, Our Colored Heroes, and then examine three recruitment posters from that time...
The Hero Of Tannenberg - Paul von Hindenburg
10 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Learners research the impact Paul von Hindenburg had on the German front, military, and nation in the 28th installment of a 32-part series on the Great War. They use a short video clip on Hindenburg's rise to glory to spur discussion on...
Heroes Who Made a Difference: Memorializing a Distinguished Service Cross Award Recipient
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Ever wonder how to memorialize World War I heroes in the classroom? Activities in a high-quality social studies resource prompt middle schoolers to research Internet sources, complete a graphic organizer, and write an editorial feature...
WWII: Global Conflict, Persecution, and Unsung Heroes
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
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 outline of World War II as well as the various forces behind the Allied victory, including Navajo code talkers, women aviators, and the news media. Additionally, resources discuss Japanese internment and feature a debate on the justification of dropping atom bombs over Japan.
"Shakespeare and Star Wars": Lesson Plan Day 4
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Class members have an opportunity to compare how a film and a play handle the same source material by viewing the opening chapters of George Lucas's Star Wars: A New Hope and acts I and II of Ian Doescher's play, William Shakespeare's...
Hero or Burden? - King Constantine I of Greece
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Was King Constantine I the savior of Greece? A soldier before a king? A German sympathizer? A supporter of neutrality? King Constantine I—twice installed upon Greece's throne—reflects his small country's struggles during the Great War....
Born in the U.S.A: Music as Political Protest
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Though often used in shows of patriotism, Bruce Springsteen's 1985 song "Born in the U.S.A." is critical of America's role in the Vietnam war and its treatment of American veterans. High schoolers analyze the song's lyrics in an activity...