World War II Complete Unit

World War II Complete Unit
World War II Complete Unit
World War II Complete Unit
World War II Complete Unit
World War II Complete Unit
World War II Complete Unit
World War II Complete Unit
World War II Complete Unit
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World War 2 Complete Unit!

57 World War II videos and printable WW2 informational texts to replace traditional mini-lessons or lectures (URL videos and nonfiction articles).

Never plan another US History, World History or Social Studies mini-lesson to teach WW1. Never have disengaged students or classroom management stress again! Simply play WWII history videos and print WW2 nonfiction passages to teach World War 2 key concepts, events and historical figures!

Instead of boring lectures that students tune out, introduce or review EVERY World War 2 standard with engaging videos and nonfiction passages for NO PREP mini-lessons, guided and independent practice reading response activities (clickable URL links included)!

DIRECTIONS: Click and play the relevant video link on your class projector or SmartBoard to start class with an engaging instructional video instead of a traditional mini lesson or lecture. Print or project the relevant "Further Reading" informational text link for no prep guided or independent practice reading response activities. Students simply fill in the included graphic organizer to write a synopsis or memory device to remember important details from the video and/or text. For blended learning classrooms, copy and paste the link onto your student’s handout or Google Classroom materials - for students to access the link directly. All video links are “safeYouTube” links that never expire and can be used in schools that do not allow YouTube.

Estimated Number of Days: Traditional: 12 Block: 6

Key Concept: Despite efforts to remain neutral in the midst of the rise of totalitarianism and aggressive military advances in Europe and Asia, the United States was drawn into World War II and emerged as a superpower.

Standard 6: Understand the causes and course of World War II, the character of the war at home and abroad, and its reshaping of the United States role in the post-war world. SS.912.A.6.1, SS.912.A.6.2, SS.912.A.6.3, SS.912.A.6.4, SS.912.A.6.5, SS.912.A.6.6, SS.912.A.6.7, SS.912.A.6.9, SS.912.A.6.15

57 Videos & Nonfiction Texts to Replace Mini-Lessons and Lectures!
1. Appeasement

2. Nationalism

3. Totalitarianism

4. Fascism

5. Nazism

6. Joseph Stalin

7. Benito Mussolini

8. Francisco Franco

9. Adolf Hitler

10. Mein Kampf

11. Hideki Tojo

12. Holocaust

13. Genocide

14. Relocation & Ghettos

15. Anti-Semitism

16. Final Solution

17. Kristallnacht

18. Auschwitz

19. SS St. Louis

20. Nuremburg

21. Laws / Trials

22. Isolationism

23. Neutrality

24. Neutrality Acts

25. Allies

26. Axis Powers

27. Unconditional Surrender

28. FDR

29. “Cash-and-Carry” Policy

30. Lend-Lease Act

31. Winston Churchill

32. Atlantic Charter

33. Pearl Harbor

34. Coral Sea

35. Midway

36. Tehran Conference

37. Normandy

38. D-Day

39. Battle of the Bulge

40. V-E Day

41. Manhattan Project

42. Hiroshima

43. Nagasaki

44. V-J Day

45. Total War

46. Rationing

47. Recycling

48. Japanese Internment & Relocation

49. Double V Campaign

50. Mosquito Fleet

51. U-Boats

52. Construction of Military Bases and Training Facilities

53. War Production Board

54. Rosie the Riveter

55. Tuskegee Airmen

56. 442nd Regimental Combat Team

57. Navajo Code Talkers

Product includes relevant Social Studies standards, suggested pacing guide for traditional and block classes, along with instructional videos, informational texts and student graphic organizers with space to jot down important details and memory devices (printable or Google Classroom compatible).


57 No Prep U.S. History Instructional Videos and Nonfiction Passages (Print, Project and Go or Google Classroom compatible)!

57 WW2 videos and 57 WWII informational texts for no prep mini-lessons, guided and independent practice!

Perfect for middle school or high school US History, World History, Global History or Social Studies mini-lessons, lectures, informational text passages or nonfiction text reading response activities. Use for homework, assessment, independent work or student activities.

57 World War II videos and printable World War 2 informational texts for no prep WWII lessons and reading response activities.

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12 pages
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Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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