Going beyond Stormtroopers, helmets and Darth Vader, this engaging PowerPoint presents 21 parallels between Nazi Germany and Star Wars. This 1-2 day lesson can be used as a hook to start the unit, or a fun way to review. Rich in historical facts, it includes visuals for each of the 21 comparisons. This includes plot comparisons and other details from history and from the films. In fact, there are also about a dozen links to relevant sections of WWII documentaries and scenes from the various Star Wars films. Enjoy!
Weapons of Mass Destruction
Holocaust / Genocide / Purge
Chancellor's rise to power
and much, much more...
For a similar resource that references the newest Star Wars film (Episode 7: The Force Awakens), check out this link: