World War II

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December 7th is remembered as a tragic time in American history, but some scholars may not know why. The resource explains the significance of the bombing of Pearl Harbor as well as how World War II relates to American history. The online exhibit showcases various relatable artifacts as well as a written discussion about many events that occurred during World War II.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Divide the class into groups, assign each group a different country, and have them develop a presentation about the country's government, leader, and leadership style
Classroom Considerations
  • Includes some violent images, so show them with discretion
  • Requires access to devices with an Internet connection or print handouts for each individual in the class
  • Includes many different sections that cover a variety of topics related to World War II
  • Artifacts not only discuss the country and era of the object, but they also describe dimensions to better visualize the object