WWII: The Atlantic 1939-45 – Battle of the Atlantic

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The most dangerous line of attack during World War II wasn't the German planes soaring above Britain, but the U-Boats cutting off their supplies of food and equipment. Learners research the Battle of the Atlantic, the German campaign to isolate the British Empire from its American and Canadian allies, and write a report about its significance on the national stage.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Use the lesson in the middle of your World War II unit, before the attack on Pearl Harbor but after the Battle of Britain
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires access to the Internet and the latest version of Flash®
  • Developed by the British National Archives, but applicable to any country's study of World War II
Pros

  • Provides a multi-faceted approach to a World War II unit
  • Encourages students to use critical thinking and evaluation skills
Cons

  • None