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WWII: Global Conflict, Persecution, and Unsung Heroes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Many historians would classify World War II as a global turning point in the 20th century. See if your middle schoolers agree with such an assessment with a collection of lessons and activities on the second Great War. Lessons cover an...
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What Should President Truman Do?

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
After reading the article Choices: Truman, Hirohito, and the Atomic Bomb, class members engage in a simulation, assume the role of President Truman or one of his advisors, and discuss the options open to the president. The exercise...
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Laura Hillenbrand's "Unbroken" and Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston's "Farewell to Manzanar"

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Passages from Unbroken and Farewell to Manzanar provide the context for a study of the historical themes of experiencing war, resilience during war, and understanding the lasting trauma of war. Appendices include extension activities,...
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Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After 43 seconds of falling, a chemical reaction began in the bomb falling over Hiroshima. Within another few seconds, tens of thousands of Japanese civilians were incinerated, ripped apart, and left to die in their decimated city....
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Radioactive: An Interdisciplinary Study of Marie and Pierre Curie

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Use this innovative text to show the far-reaching influence of the dynamic Curie couple
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US History Overview 3- WWll to Vietnam

For Students 8th - 11th
This video brings viewers up to modern history (1975) after taking them through WWII, the Korean War, the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the Vietnam War. Though the format of the timeline might appear straightforward, viewers will be engaged...
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The Dropping of the Atomic Bomb at Hiroshima and Nagasaki

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Take an in-depth look at the historical events in Hiroshima and Nagasaki in this 69-slide PowerPoint. Photos, facts, and transcripts are outlined in this presentation in order to answer the stated essential question in slide 2: "What...
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Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A reading of Eleanor Coerr's Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes provides upper elementary learners an opportunity to contribute to the Children's Peace Monument in Hiroshima, Japan. After reading the story, class members learn about...
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U.S. Involvement in World War II through the Lens of the Manhattan Project National Historic Park

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young historians examine photos, letters, war posters, and other primary source documents to analyze the rationale for the Manhattan Project, determine why Oak Ridge was selected as a site for the Secret City, and study the contributions...
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WWII: The Pacific 1939-45 – Japan and the Atom Bomb

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Though the scientists who developed the atom bomb did not believe it should be used to end World War II, American President Harry S. Truman and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill were of like mind in their decision to drop the bomb...
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The Cold War

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
The Soviet Union's decision to block West Berlin from access by the Western allies began an international hostility that extended into the rest of the twentieth century. Class members examine both Harry Truman's and Joseph Stalin's...
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Reading a Timeline

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Sometimes the most important details of an informational text aren't within the text at all. Teach your class how to read timeline with a set of activities that prompts them to find specific dates and events on the timelines, as well as...
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The End of World War II: Pearl Harbor, Japanese Internment Camps, and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
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...
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World War Two : Asia and the Pacific 1941 - 1945 Map

For Teachers 9th - 12th
On a Monday in August, 1945, the first atomic bomb was dropped on the city of Hiroshima. Watch the allies gain control over the surrounding islands before deciding to drop the atomic bomb. Use this video to spark a debate: was dropping...
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Hiroshima: Question Answer Response Strategy (QAR)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
“The crux of the matter is whether total war in its present form is justifiable. . .” After reading “The Aftermath,” the final chapter of Hiroshima, class members use a Question Answer Response (QAR) strategy to reflect on issues raised...
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Health Physics: The Effects of Radiation on Living Things

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
A mix of scientific details and background information about the well-known sites of radiation attacks or accidents. This topic may open up details that you may consider as sensitive, and could be upsetting to some pupils. This is a...
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Hiroshima: The Cloze Procedure

For Students 7th - 9th
What is a cloze passage? The first page of this resource details this procedure and its benefits. To determine if Hiroshima is an appropriate reading-level text for your class, have them read the first passage provided, and then give...
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World War II - Memory Book

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders read about and reflect upon a variety of events that occurred during World War II. They conduct research on the Holocaust and Anne Frank's life, the attack on Pearl Harbor, American life during this time and the bombing of...
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The Allies Win the War

For Teachers 7th - 9th
This PowerPoint clearly outlines many elements that contributed to the Allied Forces winning WWII. Topics covered are wartime technology, D-Day, The Holocaust, Perl Harbor, the Atomic Bomb and how winning the war changed the face of the...
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The Mystical Powers of the Japanese Crane

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The Japanese crane has become an international symbol of peace. After reading Eleanor Coerr's Sadako and The Thousand Paper Cranes, class members research the Thousand Crane Quilt and draw connections between the symbol, the bombing of...
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Debates In The Middle School Classroom

For Teachers 7th - 8th
All middle schoolers are experienced in some form of debate. Using their natural talent of arguing and challenging authority, we can channel student energy into a positive learning assignment. Debates offer that natural avenue for...
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Was the Use of the Atomic Bomb on Japan Justifiable?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Intended as a discussion starter, this presentation poses the question, "Was the use of the atomic bomb on Japan justifiable?" Images of the key players and events are shown but there is very little text. Use this resource to get your...
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The Manhattan Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discover the technological and scientific requirements for making the atomic bomb, the immediate effects of an atomic bomb, and the social and political changes that have resulted from the Manhattan Project.
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The Good Earth - Essay Questions

For Students 9th - 12th
In this literature worksheet, students respond to 6 short answer and essay questions about Buck's The Good Earth. Students may also link to an online interactive quiz on the novel at the bottom of the page.
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Inherit the Wind Quiz

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 12 multiple choice questions about Inherit the Wind. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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Hiroshima Study Questions & Essay Topics

For Students 9th - 12th
In this online interactive literature instructional activity, students respond to 7 short answer and essay questions about John Hersey's Hiroshima. Students may check some of their answers online.
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Hiroshima Quiz

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this online interactive reading comprehension worksheet, students respond to 25 multiple choice questions about John Hershey's Hiroshima. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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WWII and the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students analyze writings about the Atomic Bomb. For this WWII lesson, students work in groups to analyze documents written about the Atomic Bomb. Students report to the class and discuss their feelings.
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Atomic Bomb Debate

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the decision to end World War II by dropping the atomic bomb.  In this world history lesson, students explore information on the atomic bomb and the decision of the tactics to use it.  They also watch a video and plan a...
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Debating the Bomb

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners research the repercussions of the development of the atomic bomb.  In this history lesson, students read, reflect and discuss nuclear warfare and how it affected the population when it was introduced, as well as how it continues...
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History Repeats Itself

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders research historical turning points, gather-data, and extrapolate possible alternate outcomes. They work individually to choose one historical event from Attachment D, Historical Turning Points. Students complete either...
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Development and Use of the Atomic Bomb during WWII

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine how the atomic bomb was developed. They identify when the bombs were used during WWII. Students examine the effects of dropping the bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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The Ethics of the Bomb: What Would You Do?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students research the use of the atomic bomb in WWII, analyze the human costs of dropping the bomb and identify the pros and cons. They develop a PowerPoint presentation on the effects of an atomic bomb dropped on their hometown.
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Always Remember, or Eventually Forget

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine one writer's opinion about how different generations of Japanese citizens have been influenced by the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
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Japanese History: A Thousand Paper Cranes

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students discuss the tragedy of Hiroshima and it's impact and identify the meaning or words and phrases used throughout this book.
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Milkweed: Lesson 1

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore history by analyzing WWII attacks. In this World War II event activity, 6th graders define several WWII terms such as Führer, Pearl Harbor and Nagasaki. Students utilize the Internet to complete a time line activity...
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The Atomic Bomb Decision

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students determine whether Truman's decision to use that atomic bomb was the right one. In this World War II lesson, students read selected articles on the topic and watch a video of the damage done to Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Students...
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Hiroshima and Nagasaki: Legacies of the Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the implications of the use of the atomic bomb in World War II. In this World War II lesson plan, 9th graders research the answers to several questions regarding key events of the war in Pacific. Students discuss...
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Origami Paper Cranes

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students complete cross-curricular activities to study the culture and humanity in Japan. Students read the book Sadako and the 1000 Paper Cranes and complete social studies and art lessons related to the book as well as develop an...
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The Atomic Bomb

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this atomic bomb study guide worksheet, students read a brief overview pertaining to the topic and then respond to a reflection question.
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Atomic Bomb Facts

For Teachers 10th - 12th
In this atomic bomb study guide worksheet, students read the notes provided and add notes of their own regarding the use of the atomic bomb on Nagasaki and Hiroshima.
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The Atomic Bomb: Hiroshima and Nagasaki

For Students 5th - 6th
In this atomic bomb worksheet, students read facts about the atomic bomb and the effects of the bomb in the cities Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Students complete 3 activities using the text.
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The Cold War: Culture of Fear

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the the dropping of the atomic bomb upon the citizens of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. They examine a speech by President Kennedy and analyze the cause-and-effect relationships between the United States and the Soviet...
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Teaching About Peace Through the Cranes of Hiroshima

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students listen to the story of "Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes." They discuss the events of Hiroshima, effects of the bombing, and methods people can make a difference in achieving peace in the world. Students use orgami paper and...
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Hiroshima, From All Sides

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students comprehend how the Atomic Bomb affected humanity and ended WWII. They comprehend how the Atomic Bomb affected: scientists, Japanese citizens, and US leaders. Students receive a copy of Hiroshima, Readers Theater Rubiv. They...
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1,000 Cranes Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students improve their motor skills through cafeful folding, a discipline necessary in the practice of origami. They develop multicultural awareness by exploring Japanese history. Students improve their ability to follow directions...
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Sadako

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars engage in a literature study in order to comprehend the times of the Japanese during World War II. Specifically they look at the life of a little girl named Sadako in Hiroshima and how she overcomes her deadly disease of...
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Hiroshima

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct research focused around the events concerning the bombing of Hiroshima in Japan. The research is based upon the answering of several key questions. The students are also exposed to different media sources to see the...
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Shadow People of Hiroshima

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars participate in a simulation in which they discover what it was like in Hiroshima after the atomic bomb was dropped. Using photographs, they discuss the effect of the bombing on people and the land. They participate in...
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Attack on Hiroshima and Nagasaki

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders hear a story about the atomic bombing of Japan and write an editorial about the event from the perspective of either a Japanese or an American.
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Planning A Two Week Trip to Tokyo, Kyoto, and Hiroshima

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders simulate being a first-time visitor to Japan. Using the internet, pupils identify answers to given questions about Tokyo, Kyoto, and Hiroshima. Students use computer technology to type their answers. Their answers also...
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NEGAI Connection (Our Wish)

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Students participate in a project in which they create the lyrics to a song called "Our Wish". They continue the friendship they have made with the people of Hiroshima while learning about their culture.
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Learning Empathy Through Art

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students observe the painting, From That Day On, by Ben Shahn, and reflect on the story of the Lucky Dragon. They research and discuss the physical and emotional side effects on the Japanese people after the atomic bomb was dropped.