Instructional Video

Liberation of Paris

The tide has turned, the spread of the German advance has slowed! An informative video shows the allied troops advance to liberate Paris using actual footage from the war. Learners gain a deeper understanding of the impact of the liberation of Paris after viewing the resource. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Show the video after a lesson on the end of WWII
  • Hold a classroom discussion on how the war turned in the Allies' favor and then show the video to see if students had the details right
Classroom Considerations
  • The theme of war and violence may not be appropriate for all ages
  • Archival footage and photos from WWII offer a real-life connection to the materia
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