WWII D-Day: a Soldier’s Journal

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The Invasion of Normandy, also known as D-Day, was one of the most important turning points in World War II. See how the time period felt from the perspective of an American soldier with a reading activity, which focuses on a narrative journal and includes comprehension questions.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use as a reading assessment, or include in your assessment packet
  • Bring to an interdisciplinary project when studying World War II in social studies
  • Prompt young writers to create their own character from the World War II era or another historical period, and to journal their accounts of the events from that perspective
Classroom Considerations

  • The reading passage level is Lexile 610
Pros

  • Comes with an answer key for easy assessment
  • Subject matter is applicable to many stories, books, informational articles, or textbook excerpts about World War II
Cons

  • None
Common Core