This is a simple assignment that can be done within 1 class period or assigned as homework. It's a short reading of a primary source account of Hitler's reaction to the news that the British are declaring war. There is a short introduction for context, followed by the personal account, followed by 10 questions of varied difficulty.
Some questions can easily be found in the reading, others require demonstrating a stronger grasp of the material or summarization skills.
KEYWORDS: History; World History; European History; British History; US History; Hitler; World War II; WWII; Primary Source; DBQs; Document Based Questions; Reading Comprehension