World War II : Tuskegee Airmen – Navajo Code Talkers – Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team!
Ethnic Minorities and WWII Unit
Are you teaching about the inspiring role played by ethnic minorities in World War II? This 29-page worksheet and word wall unit will provide your students with an extensive examination of this moving American story during an important period in our history. It also offers the ability to use historical examples to contextualize current events. The supportive and visually appealing material can be used as homework, interactive notebook pages, or as guidelines for class discussion and reinforcement.
This package contains worksheets, primary documents with accompanying preformatted analysis sheets, a visually appealing word wall set, as well as teacher answer keys.
Topics reviewed are:
-Racism in the military prior to WWII
-Discrimination in the defense industry
-Executive Order 8022
-The Double V campaign
-Dr. Seuss op-ed for PM Newspaper on social injustice
-The Tuskegee Airmen
-The Navajo Code Talkers
-The all Japanese American 442nd Regimental Combat Team
-Discussion questions, definitions, and supplemental resource links
-Primary Document: The cover of the once top secret Navajo Code Talkers WWII
dictionary and supplemental analysis sheet
-Primary Document: Executive Order 8022 and supplemental analysis sheet
-Primary Document: Letter to the Pittsburgh Courier by James G. Thompson
regarding the Double V campaign and supplemental analysis sheet
-Word Wall for:
Navajo Code Talkers
442nd Regimental Combat Team
Meets multiple Common Core ELA, History and Social Studies Standards
Several wonderful packets are available to support a World War Two Curriculum.
World War Two Word Wall
World War Two Worksheets
World War Two Bundle
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