This file is a resource pack that explains America’s involvement in World War II (as outlined by the Georgia Standard of Excellence – SS5H4). Each element has its own ppt. Ppt's are easy to read and prompts the teacher which sheets to use and is easy to follow along with slotted notes. Ppt's include important facts and images related to German and Japanese aggression, Allied and Axis leaders, Rosie the Riveter, Tuskegee Airmen, rationing, Eleanor Roosevelt and the United Nations, etc.
Treaty of Versailles Comic Strip
Treaty of Versailles Penalty Sheet
Holocaust News Article
To Bomb or Not to Bomb
To Bomb or Not to Bomb Ying Yang
People in WWII
WWII Drivers License
A-Bomb Out the Door
Ration Card Out the Door
Slotted Notes for each element
Standard and Elements include:
SS5H4 Explain the reasons for America’s involvement in World War II.
Describe German aggression in Europe and Japanese aggression in Asia.
b. Describe major events in the war in both Europe and the Pacific; include Pearl Harbor, Iwo Jima, DDay, VE and VJ Days, and the Holocaust.
c. Discuss President Truman’s decision to drop the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
d. Identify Roosevelt, Stalin, Churchill, Hirohito, Truman, Mussolini, and Hitler.
e. Describe the effects of rationing and the changing role of women and African Americans or Blacks; include “Rosie the Riveter” and the Tuskegee Airmen.
f. Explain the role of Eleanor Roosevelt and the U.S. in the formation of the United Nations.