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World War II: America's Involvement (SS5H6)

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This 166-page file is a unit about America’s involvement in World War II (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standards – SS5H6). The presentation includes notes (facts, dates, events, etc.) and images related to this time period. There are also many printables, activities, and review games included in the file. The graphic organizers and foldables are perfect for your students' Social Studies Interactive Notebooks!

File Contents:
~Who’s and What’s graphic organizers – slides 4-8
~CLOZE notes and Key (for note-taking during the presentation) – slides 9-22
~Key Vocabulary foldables & Key – slides 23-29
~World War II Notes (facts, images, dates, etc.) – slides 30-120
~World War II Comprehension Questions & Key (could also be used as a quiz) – slides 121-125
~Stepping into World War II printable – slides 126-127
~I Spy… printable – slides 128-129
~Allies Vs. Axis Mascots printable – slides 130-131
~What’s Under the Bed? activity – slides 132-133
~World War II Leader’s Epitaph printable – slides 134-135
~WWII Leader’s Résumé printable – slides 136-137
~WWII Statue and Plaque activity – slides 138-139
~Extra! Extra! Newspaper Article activity – slides 140-141
~WWII Leaders Match-Up partner activity – slides 142-145
~Design A Show printable – slides 146-147
~Venn Diagram activity – slides 148-149
~Find Someone Who Knows About… review activity (or study guide) – slides 150-152
~Ticket Out the Door – slides 153-154
~I Have, Who Has? review game -- slides 155-166

*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 5th grade Social Studies:
SS5H6 The student will explain the reasons for America’s involvement in World War II.
a. Describe Germany’s aggression in Europe and Japan’s aggression in Asia.
b. Describe major events in the war in both Europe and the Pacific; include Pearl Harbor, Iwo Jima, D-Day, VE and VJ Days, and the Holocaust.
c. Discuss President Truman’s decision to drop the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
d. Identify Roosevelt, Stalin, Churchill, Hirohito, Truman, Mussolini, and Hitler.
e. Describe the effects of rationing and the changing role of women and African- Americans; include “Rosie the Riveter” and the Tuskegee Airmen.
f. Explain the U.S. role in the formation of the United Nations.

Like what you see? Then bundle up and save! This file is part of my United States History Bundle that is located here:
United States History Bundle

© 2014 Brain Wrinkles. For personal use only. Duplication for an entire school, an entire school system, or for commercial purposes is strictly forbidden. Please have other teachers purchase their own copy. If you are a school or district interested in purchasing several licenses, please contact me for a district-wide quote.
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