How was Pol Pot like Adolf Hitler?
Students compare and contrast the genocide by the Khmer Rouge"s leader Pol Pot and the Holocaust carried by Adolf Hitler. They read the Killing Fields primary sources in their textbook.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
The Home Front: How Did People Prepare for the War at Home?
Wars have a profound effect not only on a country's soldiers, but also on the everyday lives of its citizens. Invite young historians to discover how Britain prepared for the second World War by analyzing a series of government posters...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
World War Two Causes
If you're searching for a range of activities and worksheets on the subject of the onset of World War II, then this is the booklet for you. Featured topics include the signing of the Treaty of Versailles, Hitler's rise to power, the...
5th - 10th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
So How Much Are You Really Paying for that Loan?
Loans are rarely provided without a cost. Pupils evaluate the high cost of using a payday loan or payday advance through discussion and worksheets, and finally work in groups to develop short public service announcements that outline the...
9th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Chamberlain and Hitler, 1938--What Was Chamberlain Trying To Do?
Explore events prior to World War II. Learners view replicas of authentic photographs and hand written documents representing the viewpoints of Adolf Hitler and Neville Chamberlain. They discuss alternate viewpoints, consider historical...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Writing Exercises: World War II, #3
The class responds to three writing prompts focused on WWII. They describe the role Adolf Hitler played in the war, compare and contrast German and British views of the war, and explain the geographical scope of the war at its height.
9th - 11th English Language Arts
Hitler and the Nuremberg Laws
Before you can really understand how WWII started, you need to understand the time prior to the rise of the Nazi Movement. Learn about Hitler as he grew up, rose through the military rank, and ultimately took charge of a nation. An...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
World War II
What's great about this summary of World War II is that in addition to reviewing pivotal events and players, the narrator describes the war's connection to countries beyond the core Axis and Allies. It also emphasizes causes behind...
12 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Zoom-In: Inflation and the Rise of Adolf Hitler
Young scholars interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this Great Depression lesson, students examine photographs pertaining to economic troubles of the 1920's and 1930's. Young scholars discuss how inflation led...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
WWII - Hitler's New Germany
How did Hitler rise to power? Take a look at how Adolf Hitler manipulated the government, the German masses, and his own Nazi leaders to take power of Germany post WWI. An interesting video to introduce your class to Adolf Hitler and his...
5 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History