D-Day: The Allied Invasion of Normandy (Operation Overlord)
Prepare to be surprised and delighted! This product contains fascinating informational text exploring World War II, specifically the Allied invasion of Normandy, June 6, 1944. This product also has excellent maps, quotes and pictures to aid in your students’ ability to learn about this most destructive conflict in world history. I have also included an animated slide of the invasion complete with sound effects! Your students will love it!
The product explains the following: the role of General Eisenhower, the Allied force that was prepared for the invasion, a description of the military hardware and people, description of the personal and harrowing account of the American private Harold Baumgarten,description of the German Atlantic Wall, information about General Erin Rommel, all 5 beaches are describes as well as the paratroopers, a description of the Higgins Boats, reasons why Hitler and the Germans were deceived, information about FDR's call to prayer, reasons why the invasion was important.
Included are all the documents (Word and pdf and PPt.) you need to print off for hard copy or deliver in an e-learning format. This product would fit wonderfully into a blended learning plan or a close read lesson.
Great review questions are at the end and of course answer key is included.
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