In this 19 page power-point (3 student worksheets and STEP BY STEP Teacher Directions Included), you will have everything you need to conduct a lesson on the progression of U.S. involvement in WWII.(i.e. the Neutrality Acts, FDR speeches and Fireside Chats, Four Freedom Speech and more...) At the conclusion of this lesson your students will be able to answer the following question, using primary source evidence:
“To what extent was the U.S. involved in WWII BEFORE the bombing of Pearl Harbor?”
In this lesson your students will: (ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED)
1) Complete a warm-up “quick-write” on what it means to be neutral. (Class discussion)
2) Examine 11 primary source excerpts/ short media clips from YOUTUBE/photographs with a partner in order to discuss how each source shows the progression of US involvement in WWII up to the bombing of Pearl Harbor.
3) Complete a series of questions about the sources in partners.
4) Complete an assessment question at the end of the lesson.
COMMON CORE ACTIVITY ***ALL MATERIALS INCLUDED***
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