This PowerPoint and Notes set is everything you need to teach your students about World War II! It covers dictators, Germany's invasion of Poland, Allied and Axis Powers, the Holocaust, blitzkrieg, Pearl Harbor, U.S. involvement, D-Day, Battle of the Bulge, Iwo Jima, Hiroshima, Nagasaki, the atomic bomb, and Germany, Italy, and Japan surrendering.
- 22 slide PowerPoint
- 6 pages of scaffolded notes
- answer key
This PowerPoint and Notes Set covers Georgia Standards of Excellence:
SS5H4 Explain America’s involvement in World War II.
a. Describe German aggression in Europe and Japanese 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
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 or Blacks; include “Rosie the Riveter” and the Tuskegee Airmen.
f. Explain the role of Eleanor Roosevelt and the U.S. in the formation of the United Nations.
I hope you and your students enjoy this activity!