National Museum of the Pacific War
Students examine the role of science and technology in World War II. They discover how some inventions have changed to meet society's need after the war was over. They visit the museum to complete the lesson.
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The End of World War II: Pearl Harbor, Japanese Internment Camps, and the Atomic Bomb
The end of World War II saw major events that would forever change the global landscape and international relations. Using a fantastic PowerPoint presentation and several primary source documents, your learners will discuss the bombing...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
World War II in Photographs
A picture is worth a thousand words, and this activity is worth so much more! Learners closely analyze a series of photographs from World War II, matching them with their appropriate captions and sequencing them into a correct timeline.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson Plan for Use with “Beyond Anne Frank: Other Holocaust-Era Diaries”
While Anne Franks is certainly the most recognized diarist of the Holocaust Era, she was by no means the only one. To broaden their understanding of what was happening throughout Europe at this time, groups examine diary entries from 15...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Photographs for the Ages: Civil War Photographs
Eighth graders analyze photographs featuring the Civil War. In this Louisiana history lesson, 8th graders investigate selected photographs from the Civil War and note their impressions of the photographs. Students consider what they can...
8th Social Studies & History
America at War: World War II
Did you know that there were prisoner of war camps in Louisiana? Did you know that there were Japanese relocation camps in California? Class members work in groups to research a variety of topics related to World War II and then present...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Civil War (1861-1865) Through Maps, Charts, Graphs, & Pictures
True to its titles, this engaging and appealing presentation brings the 1860's into close focus with a number of images and statistics that would delight any Civil War buff. A few graphs allow for pupil input, such as listing the...
8th - 11th Social Studies & History
George HW Bush and the End of the Cold War
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...
14 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Partners In Winning The War Lesson Plan
How propaganda was used to change the concept of women's roles during World War II is the focus of an online exhibit provided by the National Women's History Museum. Packed with propaganda posters and pictures, the packet points out how...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable