Entering Italy: The Naples-Foggia Campaign

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The second half of 1943 found Allied soldiers struggling to separate Italy from the Axis Alliance and to solidify the new Italian government under Prime Minister Pietro Badoglio. High schoolers take a deeper look at the intricacies of these six month, including the ways Canadian, French, British, Indian, and American troops worked together to liberate the country.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Assign the interactive resource for homework in a flipped classroom setting, and have learners follow one country's deployment in Italy throughout the timeline
  • Project onto the board or a touchscreen Smart Board for pupils to interact with as a class
  • Include in a lesson on the fall of Mussolini
Classroom Considerations

  • Teach class members how to use the navigational tool to prevent frustration
  • Requires prior knowledge of World War II and the Fascist Italian government under Mussolini
  • Links lead to information and video, which does include sound but no narration to make reading easier
Pros

  • Members of the class who are familiar with video games will enjoy the navigation of the resource
  • Provides an in-depth look into a crucial Allied mission
Cons

  • None