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World War II PowerPoint Unit for US History 1865 to the Present

World War II PowerPoint Unit for US History 1865 to the Present
Product Description
This is a complete three-week PowerPoint unit on World War II covering the *Virginia Standards of Learning (SOLs) for middle school history, which includes the following lessons/topics:

1.Rise of Dictators (Fascism)
2.War Map Activity (you have to supply the blank maps)
3.Timeline Activity
4.Steps to War (1933-39)
5.Europe at War (1939-41)
6.Pearl Harbor
7.From Neutrality to Direct Involvement
8.Wartime Propaganda
9.The Home Front
10.Holocaust (Lesson centers around the video "Auschwitz: If You Cried, You Died")
11.From Winning to Rebuilding (Lecture on D-Day, Atomic Bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Marshall Plan, and United Nations)
12.Economic Recovery

This is the PowerPoint only. "World War II Supplementary Materials..." includes formal assessments, study guides, guided reading assignments, student note-taking handouts, history project assignment, and video clips for this PowerPoint.

Visit http://www.mrwalton.org/6thgrade-Work.htm to view examples of WWII student work.

I hope this helps anyone looking to teach this unit. Thank you.

Michael T. Walton

*Virginia SOLs exceed the Common Core Standards. This unit may be adapted for high school use.
Total Pages
173 including title page
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks
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