Major Events of World War 2 PowerPoint and Guided Notes

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Grade Levels
4th - 7th
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80 slides and 3 pages of notes (printable and digital)
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This Major Events of World War 2 PowerPoint and Guided Notes are the perfect addition to your social studies classroom. It includes WW2 pictures, timelines, and a variety of information to keep your students engaged!

  • The guided notes come in both printable and digital versions to use with Google Slides.
  • This lesson includes 80 slides with information, pictures, videos and website links.

The WW2 Lesson Covers the Following Topics:

  1. The Holocaust (upper elementary age appropriate information and images)
  2. Anne Frank
  3. Albert Einstein and the Atomic Bomb
  4. The Manhattan Project
  5. Navajo Code Talkers
  6. Battle of Midway
  7. Battle of Stalingrad
  8. D-Day Invasion
  9. Battle of the Bulge
  10. Victory in Europe (VE Day)
  11. FDR and Harry S. Truman
  12. Dropping of the Atomic Bombs
  13. Victory in Japan (VJ Day)

The notes (and lesson) include short answer questions. This incorporates writing into your social studies curriculum, allows students to summarize their thoughts, and gives you an opportunity to have a meaningful classroom discussion.

Your students will never be "bored" in social studies again if you make the history come alive!


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The Roaring Twenties and the Great Depression Unit

The Cold War Conflicts

Civil Rights Movement

September 11 Attacks

Economics Unit

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Total Pages
80 slides and 3 pages of notes (printable and digital)
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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