Rise of WWII Dictators - "EvilCon" Lesson Plan & Readings

Rise of WWII Dictators - "EvilCon" Lesson Plan & Readings
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54 MB|9 pages
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Engage your students in this jigsaw activity to learn about the rise of totalitarian regimes in the early twentieth century, and the impact of World War II dictators: Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, and Tojo.

This is an excellent introduction into a World War II unit in both U.S. History and World History.

It is presented as EvilCon - a convention of the most evil people to ever walk the twentieth century world.

Included is:
- Introductory video montage of totalitarian leaders (set to Star Wars music)
- two learning experience ideas to investigate information
- one-page readings on the story of Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, and Tojo
- a BONUS two-page reading on Emperor Hirohito (How responsible should we hold HIM for the atrocities of World War II?) - a great extension activity
- Graphic organizer for students to take notes
- Teacher's Guide version of the graphic organizer
Total Pages
9 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 hour
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