This download comes with the PowerPoint and a blank Pacific Theater Map in both MS WORD and PDF format.Students follow along on their own blank map of the Pacific to identify 15 key moments of the Pacific Theater of World War Two. Of course, the list is not exhaustive, but frames the war well and serves as a great introduction or overview of World War Two.
Student sheets & Close Reading questions for Unit 4 Week 3 Navajo Code Talkers, Pearson Common Core 2013If you are:-unsure how to teach close reading using Common Core Standards along with the main selection orwant your students to start have more accountability while they read the main selectionthis download is for you.There are 2 main problems with this reading series.1.
This World War 2 bundle is appropriate for US History and World History. Topics covered include but are not limited to: D-Day, the Bataan Death March, Pearl Harbor, the Holocaust, the Doolittle Raid, Navajo Code Talkers, WW2 battles, the siege of Leningrad, the Munich Conference and appeasement, Lebensborn Tuskegee Airmen, V-E Day, V-J Day, the rise of Europe's totalitarian leaders, Truman, the rape of Nanking, World War 2 conferences, and more!
Navajo Code Talkers ~ It is a great American story that is still largely unknown— the story of a group of young Navajo men who answered the call of duty, who performed a service no one else could, and in the process became great warriors and patriots. Their unbreakable code saved thousands of lives and helped end WWII
Students review what they have learned about the Navajo Code Talkers by creating a pamphlet and fulfilling 9 requirements of an academic and creative nature (students even get to write something using the actual Navajo Code!). A sample layout and points distribution are included (the project totals 100 points). This would be great for a sub!
This is a Google Resource for Code Talker by Joseph Bruchac. There are student questions, vocabulary activities, and Language Arts skills activities. I have made the quizzes and comprehension test available in Google Forms. Student activities are separate from quizzes, test, and answer keys.
Students review World War 2 by helping FDR make 4 big decisions related to the attack at Pearl Harbor, the Holocaust, the atomic bomb, and Japanese-Americans. They create a pamphlet detailing the two main sides of the arguments for each topic (there are multiple questions and prompts for students to address per topic) and then help FDR decide what decision to make. There are 6 main requirements for students to address with multiple items to address within each requirement.