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World War Two : Europe and North Africa 1939 - 1945 Map
6 mins 9th - 12th
With over 12 million people slaughtered, both military and civilian, World War II is our most destructive war to date. This shows the occupation of both the Allied and Axis troops throughout Europe and even into Northern Africa. While...
Entering Italy: The Naples-Foggia Campaign
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The second half of 1943 found Allied soldiers struggling to separate Italy from the Axis Alliance and to solidify the new Italian government under Prime Minister Pietro Badoglio. High schoolers take a deeper look at the intricacies of...
How "Grand" and "Allied" Was the Grand Alliance?
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Learn more about the Grand Alliance with a scaffolded lesson plan that includes four activities. Class members use primary sources to complete a map exercise, understand the goals and objectives of each individual nation, and participate...
50 Powerful Examples of Visual Propaganda and the Meanings Behind Them
7th - 12th
Propagandists have many tools at their disposal to influence thinking and behavior. Among the most powerful are the visual tools, posters designed to grab the attention and stir the emotions of viewers. Check out this collection of...
"The Proper Application of Overwhelming Force": The United States in World War II
9th - 12th
Students examine the role that the U.S. played in bringing about victory in the two major theaters of the war in the Pacific and Europe. How the various military campaigns contributed to the war's successful conclusion forms the focus of...
The Identification, the Mapping, and the Personification of Countries Involved in World War II
11th - 12th
Students create their own map of Europe, Northern Africa, and the Pacific. They locate, identify, and speak for one of the countries involved in World War II. Then they classify the country they represent as an Axis Power or as an Allied...
The New Order for "Greater East Asia"
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Sometimes the New Order becomes synonymous with its implications for European countries, but what about its consequences for East Asia? The final instructional activity in a four-part series teaches scholars about World War II. High...
African Americans and the Populist Movement
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why did the Populist Party fail to ally itself with African American farmers? To answer this essential question, class members investigate the Populist Era (188-1900) and read an article written by Tom Watson, a Populist leader.
Identifying, Mapping, and Personifying Countries Involved in WWII
10th - 12th
Get artsy with this WWII group activity, starting with a whole-class assignment. Create a map of Europe, Northern Africa, and the Pacific using geometric shapes cut from construction paper and placed on the floor. Consider splitting the...
How Africa is Becoming China's China
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Is it possible for a nation to buy an ally? Scholars research the growing relationship between African nations and one of the largest superpowers on the planet, China. Viewing a short video, they discuss how different nations in Africa...
Battle of the Bulge: America Responds to a German Surprize
8th - 10th
After reading personal accounts and watching the video entitled, European Theater during WWII, learners write a letter. They use what they know about the Battle of the Bulge, WWII warfare, and the time period to compose a letter home in...
Crown Prince Rupprecht and Erich Ludendorff - Westerner vs. Easterner
11 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
How to take on the Allied forces during World War I? Crown Prince Rupprecht and Erich Ludendorff used specific strategies and tactics to answer the question during the Great War. Despite their differences in tactics, both men were...
The Red Baron - Manfred von Richthofen
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewNow a legend, Manfred von Richtofen was the original Flying Ace. The Red Baron eventually was shot down by the Allies, but not before the German pilot revolutionized warfare with his circus-like stunts. An informative video biography...
The First Soldier of Belgium - King Albert
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhile Belgium was largely occupied by the Germans during World War I, its king, Albert, is still considered a national hero. After holding back the Germans to buy precious time for the Allies, Albert worked tirelessly to protect his...
Lesson 1: Postwar Disillusionment and the Quest for Peace, 1921-1929
9th - 12th
High schoolers examine U.S. foreign policy following World War I. In this foreign policy lesson, students study the Five-Power Treaty and the Kellogg-Briand Pact and their effectiveness in preventing war. High schoolers create political...
Why Did the United States Enter World War I in 1917?
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
World War I was the first major conflict on a global scale. Using primary documents, learners determine why the United States chose to enter World War I when it did. After analytical writing and group research, the causes of America's...
Supporting the Searchers: Seaplane Hangers at Norfolk Naval Air Station in World War II
6th - 8th
Students examine the reasons for the Allied victory during World War II. They discover the need for air and sea power and where bases are located. They answer questions and discuss answers to complete the lesson.
Displaced Persons Camps: A New Beginning for Survivors of the Holocaust
6th - 10th
Young scholars explore what the survivors of the Holocaust went through and what kind of living conditions they experienced. In this World History lesson, students analyze what the concentration camps were like during the Holocaust...
The United Nations: Fifty Years of Keeping the Peace
9th - 12th
Students examine the work of the United Nations. In this United Nations instructional activity, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the history of the United Nations. Students respond to discussion questions...
The Cold War: How Did It Start? How Did It End?
7th - 12th CCSS: Designed
What is the difference between a Cold War and a Hot War? Scholars research the beginning of the Cold War. They analyze diary entries as well as excerpts from various events during the 45-year standoff. To finish, they prepare final...
The Infamous and Ingenious Ho Chi Minh Trail
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The United States National Security Agency described it as one of "the great achievements in military engineering of the twentieth century. Support your classroom study of the Vietnam War with this brief but effective video, which...
One Man’s Terrorist…Another Man’s Freedom Fighter
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Why is there no universal definition for terrorism? What tactics and objectives do terrorist groups share? Through an engaging and collaborative activity, as well as using rich informational texts and guided notes, lead your class...
The Pilgrims: Alliance with Massasoit’s People and the First Thanksgiving
5 mins 2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Is the story of the First Thanksgiving actually all it's said to have been? Watch a video that sheds light on the event, who Samoset and Massasoit were, and what the First Thanksgiving was really all about.
Point - Counterpoint: Different Views About the Use of The Atomic Bomb
8th - 10th
Read both points of view regarding the use of the Atomic Bomb during WWII. First read points for the bomb then the counterpoint against the use of the bomb. Included are 4 discussion questions asking if the use of the bomb was justified....
Find the Meaning: JFK's Inaugural Speech
9th - 11th CCSS: Designed
Analyze a seminal speech from the 20th century with an activity focused on President John F. Kennedy's inaugural address. After reading an excerpt from the address, pupils use a worksheet to practice their reading comprehension skills...
President Kennedy 1961 Inaugural Address
14 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The strong, direct words of President John F. Kennedy's inaugural address provided a philosophical turning point to 20th century American democracy. For 13 poignant minutes, the 35th president cautioned his fellow citizens about showing...
Good Time and Bad: Roaring 20's, Great Depression, and WWII quiz
5th - 6th
Quiz your students on various topics related to the Roaring 20's, The Great Depression, and WWII. They'll ace any test after viewing this slide show. Tip: Turn this quiz into a game, see which side of the class is ready for the test.
Pictures of the Berlin Airlift: Primary Sources (Photos and Cartoons) to Motivate Learning
Tenth graders describe cartoons and photos from the Berlin Airlift and put them into a historical context. After a lecture/demo, each pair of students be asked to describe what they see in the photos. They then write a caption for each...
The Dragon of Brog: Stereotyping and Discrimination Social Justice Lesson Plan
K - 2nd
Stereotyping and discrimination are explored in this social justice lesson. Students listen to the book Dragon of Brog, in which mythical characters experience discrimination. Then, they sculpt a magical character out of plasticene and...
Message Drafted by General Eisenhower in Case the D-Day Invasion Failed
9th - 12th
High schoolers discuss how much effort and planning would therefore be needed to plan a secret invasion such as D-Day. They use library and Internet resources to find out what strategies were employed on D-Day and what the results of...
Are We Americans Again? A Portrait of Japanese American Internment
9th - 12th
Young scholars study American citizens, specifically Estelle Ishigo, who were forced to live in relocation centers during World War II. Using primary sources, students describe the internees' experiences during and after internment. They...
Differing Views of Pilgrims and Native Americans in Seventeenth Century New England
4th - 5th
Students complete a graphic organizer comparing differing views. In this compare and contrast lesson, students work in groups and read about the differing views of the Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians. Students use a graphic...
The United States Demands that Japan Open Its Ports to Trade
10th - 12th
In the past, the United States demanded that Japan open its ports for trade. Your class can read the included passage to learn about Commodore Perry, Japanese treaties, and foreign trade policy. They read the passage, then answer 5...
War and International Law America’s Foreign Policy: Military Intervention
9th - 12th
Students analyze America's foreign policy. In this military intervention lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture on U.S. military interventions since 1989. Students respond to discussion questions about the lecture.