What It Takes to Win: Mapping Primary Source Evidence

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World War II was not just waged in Europe and Asia; the home front was key to Allied victory. Using newspaper clippings from World War II and a map, scholars plot out wartime production in the United States. After that, class members discuss the relationship between the government and business during the conflict.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have learners map out the sources of wartime production in the United States using primary resources 
Classroom Considerations

  • Learners need print outs or digital copies of primary sources
  • Part of a series of lessons on the home front during World War II from the National World War II Museum
Pros

  • Lesson includes all resources and is ready to use
  • Primary sources are carefully curated to include pieces at a variety of reading levels
Cons

  • None