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83 reviewed resources for world war 1 & 2

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World War I Propaganda Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
This mini-project to design a World War I propaganda poster can be done as an in-class activity during a block period, or administered as a homework assignment. The resource outlines considerations that your young historians should have...
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World War II

For Teachers 8th - 11th
In this World War II study guide worksheet, students respond to 19 short answer questions. The questions correlate to assigned readings in a textbook.
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Causes of World War I and Initial Actions and Reactions

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine the global consequences of nineteenth-century imperialism and the causes of World War I. They listen to a teacher-led lecture about Archduke Franz Ferdinand, imperialism, militarism, nationalism, and alliances....
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Propaganda Poster

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This activity is sure to engage your young historians, as they work with a partner to design World War I propaganda posters from both the United States perspective and the perspective of a Central Power. Learners will construct a...
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Towards War!

For Students 3rd - 4th
What led to the second world war?
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World War II

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Learners explore U.S. history by creating a poster presentation in class. In this World War II lesson, students complete a pre-test about World War II battles. Learners collaborate in small groups to create a poster based on a specific...
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A Separate Peace

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders explore the novel, A Separate Peace by John Knowles. They discuss the events surrounding World War II and the events that were vital to progress during the war. Students locate New Hampshire on a map. They discuss the main...
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The Rise of Hitler

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders investigate how Hitler was able to harness Germany. In this World War II lesson, 11th graders conduct primary and secondary source research to determine how Hitler used the Great Depression, charisma, scapegoats, and the...
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World War I Propaganda and Reality

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders explore how the war was portrayed by governments and the harsh reality of this brutal war. Discussions on the Arms Race, the Alliance System, the Triple Alliance and Serbia are discussed in depth. The outcomes and global...
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7th Grade German

For Teachers 3rd
Each of these slides has clear images, text, and short summaries which will introduce basic facts about Germany to your students.  There are photographs to accompany facts about important events in World War I and II, and also some...
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Who Was More American: Japanese-Americans Who Dissented Against Internment or Those that Supported the War Effort?

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Was the internment of Japanese-Americans during World War II constitutional? Who was more American: Japanese-Americans who dissented against the internment or those who supported the war effort? Class members do a close reading of...
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Espionage and Sedition Acts: Mock Trial

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Bring to life the severity of the Espionage and Sedition Acts through a mock trial. Learners have prior knowledge of WWI and the context of these acts. An anticipatory set gets the class discussing the ethics of wartime dissension, and...
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Chinese Philosophies & Ethical Codes

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Focusing primarily on Confucianism, these slides contrast the philosophies of India with those of China - and introduce the philosophies of Legalism and Daoism as well. Your world history lecture will come alive with the clear outlines...
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World Wars - Moviemaker

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders analyze and explore World Wars I and II through the use of videos and audio using movie maker. They use the program movie maker to create a movie using images and audio of the world wars.
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NATO Geography & Language

For Teachers 6th
The class receives background information on NATO, an atlas, and a blank world map. They color the original 1949 countries in red, the 1952 additions in green, and the 1990 additions in blue. This exercise would be a good starting point...
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Italian III and IV

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers discover what happened to the Italian Jews during World War II. Using the internet, they research the culture of Italy from the 16th through the 20th century. As a class, they watch two films about the Holocaust and how...
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Airborne & Special Operations Museum

For Students 9th - 12th
In this history activity, students solve a crossword puzzle on various Special Operations during wartimes. They identify various dates in history and define why they were significant. Finally, students name specific military groups.
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Joseph Desch and the Enigma Machine

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders look at inventions. In this technology lesson plan, 2nd graders look at a timeline of inventions and the beginning of World War II. They explain how the enigma machine ended World War II. 
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Battles and Events of World War II

For Teachers 6th - 11th
In this battles and events of World War II study guide worksheet, students read the notes provided and add notes of their own.
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Pearl Harbor Attack

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students explore the participation of the United States in World War II. In this Pearl Harbor lesson, students listen to a teacher presented lecture on the attack and the U.S. response to it.
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Chapters 30 (sections 1 & 5) – The Cold War

For Students 9th - 12th
In this U.S. history worksheet, students read assigned textbook pages on different topics associated with the Cold War and respond to 50 short answer questions.
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Encyclopedia Research and WWI

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research World War I. In this library media lesson, students use several resources, including encyclopedias, to find out facts about World War I.  Students locate at least two encyclopedia articles and compare the information...
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WWI & Depression

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders describe WWI influence in Indiana. In this guided reading lesson students read about the participation of Indiana citizens during World War I. Students give examples of event that changed life in Indiana during the early...
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War & Peace

For Students 4th - 6th
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words that are used to describe war and peace times .The answers are found at the bottom of the page.