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Reemergence of the “Vanishing Americans” ‐ Native Americans and World War II
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Discover the many contributions and sacrifices of Native Americans during World War II. After gaining background information through a detailed PowerPoint presentation and guided notes, your young historians will participate in a jigsaw...
20th-Century Warfare: Unique Contributions of American Indians
11th - 12th
Learners discover the contributions of the Navajo Code Talkers. In this 20th century conflict lesson, students watch a video about the contributions of Native Americans to the World Wars I and II as well as Vietnam. Learners also use...
WWII: Global Conflict, Persecution, and Unsung Heroes
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
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 outline of World War II as well as the various forces behind the Allied victory, including Navajo code talkers, women aviators, and the news media. Additionally, resources discuss Japanese internment and feature a debate on the justification of dropping atom bombs over Japan.
Memorandum Regarding the Enlistment of Navajo Indians
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...
Using Matrix Operations for Encryption
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Data encryption is an important security measure for sensitive data stored on computers. Pupils learn how to utilize matrices for creating code. They also get a great review of matrix multiplication, inverse matrices, and the identity...
Lesson Ideas to Enrich Student Inquiry into the Holocaust
3rd - 5th
Students inquire about the Holocaust. In this Holocaust lesson, students read books and discuss their thoughts. Students also collect current event articles from newspapers. Students investigate ghettos, Pearl Harbor and Navajo Code...
The Role of African American soldiers in World War II
7th - 8th
Students design and create a poster, advertising for recruitment of African American volunteers for the Tuskegee Airmen. Students Create a historical newspaper front page, from 1996, which details the awarding of the Medal of Honor to...