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AMERICAN INVOLVEMENT IN WORLD WAR II: THE PACIFIC THEATER 1941-1945
Tenth graders describe roles of key figures in the Pacific Theater of war during World War II. In this American History instructional activity, 10th graders research key events of the Pacific Theater of War during World War II....
Dropping the Atomic Bomb: The Decision That Defined a Presidency
9th - 12th
Learners interpret historical evidence presented in primary and secondary resources. In this World War II lesson, students research the implications of the use of nuclear weapons to end the war in the Pacific. Learners determine and...
Was the United States Justified in Dropping the Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
6th - 11th CCSS: Designed
As the culminating activity in a unit study of World War II, class members prepare for and engage in a Socratic seminar that considers whether the United States was justified in dropping the atomic bomb on Hiroshima and Nagasaki....
"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...
Excerpt from Duty, Honor, Courage Address at West Point
7th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
What do citizens owe their country? How does society prevail in the face of challenges? General Douglas MacArthur offers his answer to these questions in his May 12, 1962 address to the cadets at West Point: "Duty, Honor, Courage."
Inside the Wire: Internment of Prisoners of War in Alabama during World War II
6th CCSS: Adaptable
Create an open environment of discussion and collaboration with several exercises in a thought-provoking resource. Pupils conduct a gallery walk and lead a discussion before filling out a question sheet and chart during the learning...
Dropping the Atomic Bomb The Decision That Defined a Presidency.
9th - 12th
Students examine historical evidence regarding the atomic bomb. In this Truman presidency lesson plan, students research images and documents about the use of the bomb in Japan. Students write position papers that identify their stance...
Chicago Tribune vs. US (1942): When Does Freedom of the Press Go Too Far?
9th - 12th
Students define freedom of the press in peace and war time. As a class, they identify the need for the public to be informed, but discuss where the line should be drawn to protect national security. They develop their arguments and...
The Civil War (1861-1865) Through Maps, Charts, Graphs, & Pictures
8th - 11th
True to its titles, this engaging and appealing presentation brings the 1860's into close focus with a number of images and statistics that would delight any Civil War buff. A few graphs allow for pupil input, such as listing the...
A Day in the Life of a World War II Soldier Webquest
7th - 12th
Students complete a web-quest into a day in the life of a World War II soldier. In this webquest activity, students investigate what life was like for soldiers on the front lines during the second World War. They use note taking skills...
As World War II Turns. . .Major Events and Turning Points
Class members examine primary and secondary source materials that center on events leading up US involvement in World War II, as well as turning points in the war like the D-Day invasion, the battle at Stalingrad, and the dropping of the...
Playing Historical Detective: Great Grandmother's Dress and Other Clues to the Life and Times of Annie Steel
Pre-K - 8th
Learners draw conclusions about an mystery person based on documents and artifacts provided. In this drawing conclusions lesson, students become detectives by reading and analyzing evidence provided. This lesson includes information on...
"ART ZOO 'Blacks in the Westward Movement', 'What Can You Do with a Portrait', and 'Of Beetles, Worms, and Leaves of Grass'"
7th - 8th
Learners study black history, examine portraits and portrait making and create their own portraits, and investigate their natural environment. This humanities lesson provides a text that can be used to teach lessons in black history,...
Going...going...gone? Tropical Rainforests-How They Work, What They Do for Us, What's Being Done to Them...
Sixth graders explore the Tropical Rainforest and come to understand what it is and how it affects the ecosystem. In this rainforests lesson, 6th graders write about the Tropical Rainforest, imagine they are in the Tropical Rainforest,...
Lift and Drag: Principles of Flight and the Soaring Imagination
2nd - 8th
Students construct models of early gas balloons and gliders. In this balloon and glider lesson, students create models of early gas balloons and gliders, discover how the forces of lift and drag effect aircraft in flight, and put on...
History Close to Home: Creating Your Own Special Museum
3rd - 6th
Students create their own museum exhibit. In this museum creation lesson plan, students research their local history so they can decide on a theme for their exhibit and what objects they will use in order to design a museum exhibit. A...
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