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Iwo Jima

For Students 5th - 6th
Here is a crossword puzzle on some of the more important aspects of the Iwo Jima conflict during World War II. There are four words to compose going across, and eight words going down. An answer key is on page two of the worksheet. Good...
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WWII: The Pacific 1939-45 – Iwo Jima

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Of the images that have permeated history to define American courage, perseverance, and patriotism, the 1945 photograph of United States Marines raising the flag at Iwo Jima is one of the most well known. After researching the pivotal...
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Iwo Jima

For Students 9th - 12th
What does the American flag represent to different people? An interesting assessment is a useful tool for teaching about primary sources. Academics analyze a photo of the flag raising at Iwo Jima to explain its significance to history....
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Iwo Jima: The View from the Front Lines

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Iwo Jima was the site of some of the most grim fighting in World War II. Learners consider this fact while examining primary sources, including letters home, from those on the front lines. After they complete the analysis, scholars then...
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On This Day: Battle of Iwo Jima

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
It was only eight square miles, but the island of Iwo Jima was soaked with the blood of 26,000 American and 19,900 Japanese soldiers who died fighting over it during World War II. Viewers consider the battle and its strategic importance...
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Iwo Jima

For Students 7th - 12th
An informative video gives scholars a chance to see just what it was like during the Battle of Iwo Jima. Archival footage from 1945 offers an engaging and realistic look at just what soldiers faced when joining the war.  
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Iwo Jima and Ground Zero

For Students 4th - 5th
In this history instructional activity, students read a short history of the Marines raising the flag at Iwo Jima. Students find a picture of the firefighters raising the American Flag at Ground Zero. Students answer 3 essay questions...
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Ira Hayes: A Forgotten World War II Marine Hero

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils research the contributions of Ira Hayes. They research Ira Hayes as a World War II Marine hero. They write a report on his contributions and explain why he has been "forgotten" in American history despite his role at Iwo Jima....
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Point - Counterpoint: Different Views About the Use of The Atomic Bomb

For Students 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....
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Iwo Jima: Forgotten Valor

For Teachers 4th
Students explore the nature of island combat on Iwo Jima during World War II. They examine the association between the Pacific Theater of World War II and Iwo Jima. Students evaluate Charles Lindberg's oral history, propaganda posters,...
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Memorandum Regarding the Enlistment of Navajo Indians

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the Navajo dictionary used by the U.S. military in W.W. II. They role-play Navajo messengers and Marine Corp staff. They research the Battle of Iwo Jima and confirm or discount the claim that Navajos made the victory...
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Pacific War Timeline

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students visit the George Bush Gallery of the Pacific War where they complete a timeline of important events. Prior to the visit, they create a blank timeline from 1937 to 1945 and fill in events discovered at the museum. After the...
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Pre-WWII Pacific W/Japan

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explain how the islands/countries contributed to Japan's war effort. They study the concept of location and determine how natural resources were a large factor in Japan's trade.
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“My Dear Little Boys…” Interpreting a letter home from the war

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Letters have long been prized by historians as primary sources for what they reveal not only about events but also about the emotional responses of the writers to these events. "My Dear Little Boys," a letter written by Leonard Isacks on...
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Why do wars occur?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Understanding the causes of war is one way (possibly) to prevent it. World War II is used as a case study to facilitate an understanding of reasons why wars start. Topics covered included Totalitarianism, scarcity of resources, need for...
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Capitalization

For Students 6th - 9th
In this grammar activity, learners proofread, edit, and correct all the capitalization mistakes found in ten sentences. Students share their findings with their classmates.
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America on the Home-Front during WWII

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Here are 35 images ready to complement your next lecture on the Home-Front during WWII. While there isn't any text in this presentation, it won't matter. Each image is a great representation of what life was like for the people back...
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Capitalization Practice

For Students 7th - 9th
Ding! The bell just rang, and your class is already diving into the day's focus with this practice opportunity. For each sentence provided, they add capital letters where necessary. Cut this sheet in two, and you have two days worth of...
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Rhetoric and War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the relationship between rhetoric and war. In this history of war lesson, students analyze paintings, photographs, movies, and articles that paint an opinionated picture of war. High schoolers discuss their...
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Why Study History?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students consider reasons for studying history. In this historical perspectives lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation about historical studies and read and discuss handouts about primary/secondary sources and historical bias. 
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Comparing Visual Interpretations and Actual Events: War & Battle

For Teachers 7th
A Venn Diagram is used to compare artistic and historical representations of a single event. Young analysts view the provided images, read textbook descriptions, and discuss the validity of each representation in terms of bias and...
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Going Back In Time

For Students 6th - 12th
History detectives eschew that time machine and follow the paper trail to go back in time to investigate an unfamiliar object. The goal is for class members to develop their skills as historical detectives.
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"my Dear Little Boys..." Using Wwii Primary Documents: a Letter Home From the War

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students read letters written by soldiers during World War II in order to analyze the soldier's feelings about the war. They explain how these primary sources teach appreciation for the World War II soldier's experiences.
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World War II in the Pacific

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students examine and interpret excerpts from a primary source document about key battles in the Pacific in a graphic organizer. They assess the use of atomic weapons against Japan as well and predict the likely outcome of an American...

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