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“Give me a hand!” History Skits 1942-1945: Episodes from World War II

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8th - 12th, Adult Education, Homeschool
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These skits of friendship, compassion, and survival are true stories. Students will understand issues with clarity and emotionally connect with people.

Used in history, drama, music, or English classes. Also popular for Veterans Day programs and in history with music-drama-dance productions. Includes pages of fabulous teaching suggestions.

10 skits Grades 8-12, Adults

Teachers often ask what are MY favorite resources I've written. Well THIS is one of them. I'm so grateful to those who shared their stories. Please leave a rating or review. I'd love to hear your thoughts.


Rebecca Locklear


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"These uplifting story-skits include vivid pictures of compassionate interactions between enemies, strength and fortitude among survivors, and light-hearted pranks. Students are captivated." Linda Plant, middle school teacher

**Remember, as per copyright laws, that this unit study is for your use only. Please download onto a secure site. Thanks!

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