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British Armed Forces

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Stills and video clips are combined in an attempt to give young learners a look into the lives of the current British Army. Consider having your class compare and contrast the British Army and the United States Army. What are some...
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United States Military

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Stills showcasing active US military are linked together using songs with fast tempos. Consider having your class analyze these images and explain what kind of viewpoint the video's creator might have based on the images selected.
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Exploring Military Career Options

For Teachers 8th Standards
A whole world of career options await in the armed forces! Lesson three in a six-part career and college readiness series introduces eighth grade scholars to military careers. Individuals research the entry requirements for the armed...
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Simulation on Peacekeeping in Kashmir: An American Choice

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Will the United States take a stand in the Kashmir conflict? A mock meeting of the minds examines a peace proposal between China, Pakistan, and India to determine if the United States should deploy troops to the area. Individuals take on...
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Police Action: The Korean War, 1950-1953

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore why the United States became involved in the war in Korea. They discuss the confict between Truman and MacArthur, culminating in the latter's dismissal from command. They identify on a world map foreign countires...
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Desegregation of the Armed Forces

For Students 9th - 12th
In this desegregation worksheet, high schoolers read the transcript of "Executive Order 9981," and then respond to 10 short answer questions about the desegregation of the armed forces.
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Armed Forces Day Reading Comprehension Passage

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this reading comprehension/ holiday worksheet, students read a passage about Armed Forces Day which is celebrated on the third Saturday in May in the US. They answer 6 short answer, fill in the blank questions based on the reading.
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Aircraft Carrier Documentary Part 2 of 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
There are 600 crew members aboard USS George Washington; what do they do? Where do they live? Take a glimpse into the lives of several different officers, where they work, and what they do in their spare time. Part two of three.
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Aircraft Carrier Documentary Part 3 of 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Arguably one of the most perilous occupations in the world, pilots aboard these super carriers enjoy ready rooms, off-limits to anyone except aviators. What makes them successful? The training and high tech machinery kick in, even in the...
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Aircraft Carrier Documentary Part 1 of 3

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The most advanced carrier ever built, the George Washington, was christened in 1990. Weighing 100,000 tons, fully loaded, they are the muscle of the US Navy. Watch the christening, how the boat travels through water, and the long line of...
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The Taliban Meets the Bill of Rights

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students contrast the Taliban and the Constitution. They read through "What the Taliban Banned" and identify "rights." They determine if rights in the United States are in danger and if the Taliban violate the first ten amendments to...
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Judicial Branch & Supreme Court Questions

For Students 7th - 12th
For this U. S. government worksheet, students respond to 19 short answer questions about the responsibilities of Supreme Court members in the United States.
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Washington & His Troops

For Students 6th - 8th
In this United States history instructional activity, middle schoolers utilize a word bank of 10 terms or phrases to answer 10 fill in the blank questions pertaining to the Revolutionary War as George Washington takes control of his...
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Celebrating Veterans Day

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students examine the history and significance of Veteran's Day. They discuss the purpose of the armed forces, and discuss whether anyone has family members who are veterans or who have served. They create Veterans thank you cards, and...
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Letters Home

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students explore United States soldiers. In this American military history and letter writing lesson, students visit the "Heroic Sons of Gold Star Mothers" website and choose a soldier. Students research the biographical history and...
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Women's Contributions to the United States

For Students K - 12th
Betsy Ross, Toni Morrison, Sacajawea, Amelia Earhart, Maya Lin, Sally Ride, Judy Baca. No matter the subject area or the grade level you teach you will find much to value in a manual that focuses on the contributions U.S. women have...
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Bell Ringer: Identifying Roles of the President

For Students 6th - 8th
New ReviewThree short videos introduce viewers to three of the roles play by the United States President. In his role as Commander and Chief of the armed forces, President Regan discusses the Grenada Invasion. President Trump demonstrate his...
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The What and Who of Elections

For Students 4th Standards
As citizens living in the United States, it is our civil duty to vote. But how does the voting process work? After reading a five-paragraph passage on the basics of elections and voting, young constituents respond to 10 questions based...
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The Infamous and Ingenious Ho Chi Minh Trail

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
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...
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Veterans Day

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Teaching class members all about the importance and meaning behind Veterans Day with an informative resource. Pupils complete a classroom activity guide and individual research to learn more about the brave men and women who defend the...
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Three Branches of Government

For Students 5th
In this United States government worksheet, 5th graders examine a diagram of, and read about the three branches of government. They read about the Supreme Court, Congress, and the President before answering 10 online fill in the blank...
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3 Branches of Government Word Scramble

For Students 6th - 8th
Practice vocabulary that goes along with the branches of government in the United States. For this activity, young historians use the hint given to unscramble 10 words about the branches of U.S. government. This is a basic word scramble...
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"The Proper Application of Overwhelming Force": The United States in World War II

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers 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...
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Japan and America

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When Commodore Matthew Perry sailed to Japan and demonstrated American naval strength, he forced the empire to engage in trade with the United States. How did this new, strong-armed relationship influence both parties? Pupils consider...