World War II UNIT (without passages)

World War II UNIT (without passages)
World War II UNIT (without passages)
World War II UNIT (without passages)
World War II UNIT (without passages)
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4th, 5th
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NOTE: Do not purchase this modified unit UNLESS you already own ALL of the World War II Leveled Passage sets , or the Lifetime Subscription to All Leveled Passages, Social Studies MEGA Bundle of Leveled Passages, or Social Studies Vol. 1 of Leveled Passages.

This product listing is a special listing for teachers who have already purchased the above-mentioned passage sets so that they do not have to pay for the passage sets again. Note that the product description below is a copy of the FULL UNIT product description, but this product listing does NOT include passages.

If you do not own one of these passage sets but want to purchase this unit, click HERE to grab the full unit! You do NEED the passage sets in order to use the unit. Many of the activities and lessons are centered around the passages.

World War II COMPLETE UNIT: This unit includes EVERYTHING you need for an entire World War II unit. It includes 3 weeks of formal lesson plans (no prep print) with options to extend or shorten the length of the unit, 19 original leveled reading passages on 5 different levels (95 total) plus 9 differentiated battle reading passages, hands-on activities, center rotations, informal assessment ideas, rubrics, enrichment ideas, a study guide, a final assessment, and so much more.

→ Detailed and comprehensive 3+ Week Unit Plan including 70+ pages of printable lesson plans that include key questions, ideas for connection/engagement at the beginning of the lesson, detailed guides for the daily plans, ideas for extension/enrichment, and daily assessment with editable rubrics included. You have many options to shorten or extend the length of the unit to fit your needs.

Engaging + Challenging Lessons including activities, student visual display project, interactive readings, center rotations, group/partner work and more. Center rotation directions are 100% EDITABLE.

Assessments + Grading Rubrics including informal assessment ideas, end-of-unit study guide, final end-of-unit assessment, plus answer keys. You have the option to collect a grade every single day if you'd like or need to! All rubrics, assessments, and the study guide are 100% EDITABLE.

Differentiated Reading Passages including 19 original passages on 5 differentiated levels (95 passages total) plus 9 major battle mini-passages on 5 differentiated levels.
[Click the links below to see a full listing of each passage set, levels, and grab a free sample.]
World War II Vol. 1
World War II Vol. 2
World War II Vol. 3
World War II Major Battles


This unit addresses the following KEY QUESTIONS:
•What countries were involved in the war?
•What events led up to the war?
•How did the war officially begin?
•What happened early in the war in Europe?
•Why did the United States have an isolationist policy at first?
•What happened during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor?
•Why did the United States join the war?
•How did the war affect Americans on the Home Front?
•Why was food rationed?
•Why did Americans grow victory gardens and participate in scrap metal drives?
•Why did many women get jobs for the first time?
•What were Japanese Internment Camps?
•Who were the Tuskegee Airmen?
•Who were the Code Talkers?
•What is propaganda?
•What are political cartoons?
•What role did propaganda and political cartoons play in the war?
•What was the Holocaust?
•What were concentration camps?
•What is a democracy?
•Who were the Allied leaders? (Roosevelt, Truman, Churchill, Stalin)
•What is a dictator?
•Who were the Axis leaders? (Hitler, Mussolini, Hirohito)
•What were the goals of the Allied Powers in the war?
•What were the goals of the Axis Powers in the war?
•What was the impact of improvements in medicine during the war?
•How was secret coding used as a weapon of war?
•Why was the atomic bomb developed during the war?
•How was the atomic bomb used during the war?
•What weapons were developed or improved for use during the war?
•What was the Battle of Britain?
•What was the Battle of Midway?
•What was the Battle of Stalingrad?
•What was the Battle of Normandy? (D-Day, Operation Overlord)
•What was Operation Torch?
•What was the Battle of the Bulge?
•What was the Battle of Iwo Jima?
•What was the Battle of Okinawa?
•What happened at Hiroshima and Nagasaki?
•How did the war end in Europe and Asia?
•What was VE (Victory in Europe) Day?
•What was VJ (Victory in Japan) Day?

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World War II UNIT (without passages)
World War II UNIT (without passages)
World War II UNIT (without passages)
World War II UNIT (without passages)