Strategic Decision Making in the Pacific Scenarios

This Strategic Decision Making in the Pacific Scenarios activity & project also includes:

Individuals decide what they would do when faced with a difficult military decision that puts others' safety in jeopardy. The lesson also gives the real-life outcomes of the scenarios that occurred during World War II to give them a deeper understanding of what it was like to be in the military and how those decisions affected the outcome of the war. 

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Instructional Ideas
  • Lead a group discussion on what outcomes learners chose and why using the activity
  • Use as a writing prompt for pupils in a lesson on military strategy during WWII
Classroom Considerations
  • The topic of warfare may not be suitable for all age groups 
  • Uses real situations from the war
  • Activity requires few materials to complete
  • None