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Learning From World War II and Connecting It to the Present
8th - 12th
Compare and contrast World War II to the modern Iraq war with this instructional activity. After watching a film, learners use supporting evidence to support their point of view of the conflicts. Using the internet, they create a...
World War II, A War for Resources: Crash Course World History #220
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What was the role of food in World War II? Examine Japan and Germany's pursuit of autarky and the acquisition of resources with a Crash Course World History video, which also addresses the varying ways that countries fighting in World...
African Americans in World War II: Staging a Double V Campaign in the Classroom
9th - 12th
The feelings and attitudes of African-Americans during World War II are examined by high schoolers. After watching various clips from "The War," they answer comprehension questions for each section. In groups, they create their own...
The Brief American Pageant: American in World War II
8th - 11th
From the home front to the middle of Europe, America's presence in World War II was forever transitioning with the strain of war. The variety of maps and charts offered in this presentation helps to contextualize the 1940's. The amount...
Farewell to Manzanar: Japanese Internment Camps During World War II
7th - 10th
Examine the conditions that brought forth Japanese internment camps. Young historians read Farewell to Manzanar and debate whether Japanese internment was inhuman or a necessary element of war. They then write Haikus describing the camp...
Partners In Winning The War Lesson Plan
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...