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Japanese-Americans at Granada During World War IILesson Planet
4th - 5th
Young historians develop an understanding of the plight of Japanese Americans who were imprisoned against their will during World War II. They read first-hand accounts of some of the prisoners, view images of the Amache Center Camp in...
WWII: Western Europe 1939-45 – Battle of BritainLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Had Britain not emerged as the victors of the 1940 Battle of Britain, World War II would have ended much differently—and the world as we know it would be catastrophically altered. Learn more about this pivotal moment that kept the Nazis...
Ira Hayes: A Forgotten World War II Marine HeroLesson Planet
7th - 12th
Students research the contributions of Ira Hayes. They research Ira Hayes as a World War II Marine hero. They write a report on his contributions and explain why he has been "forgotten" in American history despite his role at Iwo Jima....
African American History: Honored as HeroesLesson Planet
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...
WWII: Global Conflict, Persecution, and Unsung HeroesLesson Planet
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.
Standing Up To The Royal Navy - Maximilian von SpeeLesson Planet
8 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
At the start of World War I, German naval leader Maximilian von Spee was isolated in the Pacific Ocean. He led his squadron on a daring mission to save themselves, ending in the first defeat of a British naval squadron in a century....
Bringing the Holocaust Unit to Closure: Implications For the FutureLesson Planet
9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the relevance of the Holocaust to the present and future. They watch an excerpt from the movie, 'Schindler's List,' participate in a discussion of the movie excerpt, view and discuss a speech by Elie Wiesel, and...
Japanese Empire and Culture in World War IILesson Planet
6th - 12th
Students analyze examples of major empires, summarize effects of imperialism on selected societies, identify examples of art and architecture that demonstrate artistic ideal or visual principle from selected cultures and/or describe an...