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79 reviewed resources for world war ii veterans

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Films About World War II

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders focus on how filmmakers have changed their view of the Second World War. They create portfolios or their own documentary to investigate the various screen interpretations of the wartime era and explain different points of...
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World War II Memories

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders utilize primary sources provided to formulate questions to prepare for an interview. Veterans and civilians who lived during World War II are interviewed by students and their work displayed on a web site.
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Wisconsin World War II Stories: Part III: The Pacific

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the Pacific Theater of World War II through a video series created by Wisconsin's Public Television.
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Wisconsin World War II Stories: Part I: The Struggle

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine World War II through a series of videos provided by Wisconsin Public Television.
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WWII: Asia 1939-45 – Burma

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Because World War II encompassed most of the globe in one way or another, many pivotal battles and events are not as visible in the history books, leaving veterans of these conflicts feeling overlooked by more famous skirmishes. High...
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Pearl Harbor

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Learners use a map to locate World War II's Pacific Theater. Using provided links, they research this region during the war and learn about veterans. They invite a veteran of the war to visit the class and ask them questions based on...
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World War II: The Pacific

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the events in the pacific during World War II. In this World War II lesson plan, students use reference material to access information about significant locations in the War. Student debate the use of the atomic bomb to...
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World War II Veteran Interview Project

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Pupils learn interview skills by formulating questions and videotaping an interview with a veteran.
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Axis and Allies World War II Simulation

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students investigate World War II through the computer game Axis and Allies. They discuss the basics of World War II before playing the game, spend eight weeks playing the game that is a simulation of World War II, and write a report...
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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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Guest Speaker: World War II Veteran

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders listen to a World War II veteran tell his story. For this Canadian history lesson, 8th graders consider questions they would like to ask their guest speaker about his service during the war.  
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Remembering World War II

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students read about America's participation in World War II. They study images, timelines, and other primary source documents.
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On This Day: Battle of the Bulge

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
The Normandy invasion was the beginning of the end for World War II. Using the series of video clips, pupils explore the role the Battle of the Bulge played in bringing World War II to an end. The interesting resource includes archival...
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Fascism Rises in Europe: Ch 31

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Help your class understand how Hitler achieved power prior to World War II. A strong presentation outlines the post-World War I social and economic context that primed Eastern Europe for a totalitarian dictator. It presents the...
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Memories of War

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students consider how World War II impacted Europe. For this D-Day lesson, students visit selected websites to discover information about the invasion, its conditions, and the people who fought. Suggested activities are included for...
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Pearl Harbor (High School)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students listen to a World War II veteran speak to the class. Before they visit, they research the steps to interviewing and develop questions to ask. They take turns interviewing the veteran and record his responses. They also write...
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Women in the Cockpit

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Alberta Kinney was a member of the Women's Airforce Service Pilot (WASP) program. They were some of the first women in America to fly army aircraft in World War II. Viewers discover who Kinney was and how the program shaped women's...
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The Road to World War II

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the orgins and early events of World War II using online and off line resources. They conduct an interview with a local World War II veteral and present their findings to the class.
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Veteran's Day—Honoring All That Served

For Teachers Pre-K - 12th Standards
Looking for ideas on ways to recognize Veteran's Day? Check out this 92-page packet that includes exercises designed for all grade levels. Reading passages detail the history of the holiday, research projects get individuals involved in...
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The Battle of Midway

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the Battle of Midway during World War II through an interactive website. They analyze photographs and read the descriptions. They discuss the implications of the Battle at Midway to both sides of the war.
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D-day Message from General Eisenhower to General Marshall

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze a "top secret" document written by Eisenhower. They identify and chart cliches for those about to go into battle and read related poetry. They invite a veteran to describe the D-Day invasion.
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The Vietnam War 1954-1975

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Discuss the full travesty of the Vietnam War. Whether it's for history class, Memorial Day, or Veterans Day, this slide show is sure to make an impact on learners in the upper grades. Vivid images, concise language, and the complete...
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Canada after the War

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Canadian history worksheet, students respond to 32 fill in the blank questions regarding the conditions in Canada following World War II.
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The War: Utah World War II Stories

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students study the contributions of World War II veterans and how the contributions affected the United States in the past and now. They watch videos at a website that show Utah World War II stories. While studying, they attempt to put...