Great Depression and World War II "Remember My Forgotten Man"
Students listen to a song that addresses the issues of veterans who are returning from World War I. They draw a political cartoon that show the problems that the veterans faced. They compare to songs written during the same time period.
7th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Teaching with Poster Art: World War I Posters
Students interpret historical evidence presented in primary resources. In this World War I lesson, students examine World War I posters. Students investigate the use of propaganda strategies in the posters and discuss the visual metaphors.
5th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
WWII: Allies Turn the Tables
Students explore U.S. history by viewing a video clip in class. In this World War II lesson, students read assigned text from their history books about the U.S. Allies in the war. Students view the intro to "Saving Private Ryan" create...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Jazz and World War II: A Rally to Resistance, A Catalyst for Victory
Students examine the impact of WWII on the development of jazz music and consider how jazz music helped to boost morale of both soldiers and those left at home. They identify the function of jazz as a cultural export and discuss its...
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
World War II: Modern History of Hawaii
Students examine world geography by viewing a documentary film in class. In this World War II lesson, students discuss the role Hawaii played in the great battle and what type conflicts happened among the island chain. Students view a...
8th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts