This World War II timeline activity is an awesome way for students to visually see the events of World War II in order! Students will cut and paste pages together and fill out the timeline using their own resources. There is a Word Bank included and an answer key! This activity can be used as an independent activity after learning about the World War II, as an ongoing activity throughout a unit, or as a quiz!
- 2 page timeline to be cut and paste together
- 1 page of events to be glued in timeline
- 1 page of events (without the dates) to be glued in timeline
- answer key
This timeline activity 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 product!