End your year with a BANG! teaching World War II and media through propaganda.
Your students will remember these activities for years to come! Integrate Social Studies into Reading easily with this nearly-no-prep unit.
This unit includes:
*88 slide animated PowerPoint with lots of primary sources, instructions, and discussion prompts
*Notebooks tailored to sequence with the PowerPoint and propagand media. There are two versions for you to choose from: attractive keepsake version and quick print version with no assembly required beyond stapling
*Collection of primary source propaganda posters ready to be printed for gallery walk activities and also embedded into PowerPoint
*Worksheets and Answer Keys for enemy and ally Propaganda Posters for individual assessment
*Teacher discussion notes and prompts for guiding students while watching Disney's "Education for Death" and "Der Fuehrer's Face" (Check it out on YouTube if you've never seen them. Your kids will love them!)
*Color Pages of Ally/Axis Leaders with Flags and Maps of Europe: Help your students recognize major leaders and countries in the war
*Formative Quizzes and Answer Keys: Formative quizzes to check if your students' understanding of the notes
*Text Features for Booklets: Maps, timelines, song lyrics
ELAR Media Literacy
(14) Reading/Media Literacy. Students use comprehension skills to analyze how words, images, graphics, and sounds work together in various forms to impact meaning. Students continue to apply earlier standards with greater depth in increasingly more complex texts. Students are expected to:
(A) explain how messages conveyed in various forms of media are presented differently (e.g., documentaries, online information, televised news);
(B) consider the difference in techniques used in media (e.g., commercials, documentaries, news);
(C) identify the point of view of media presentations; and
(D) analyze various digital media venues for levels of formality and informality.
(5) History. The student understands important issues, events, and individuals in the United States during the 20th and 21st centuries. The student is expected to:
(A) analyze various issues and events of the 20th century such as industrialization, urbanization, increased use of oil and gas, the Great Depression, the world wars, the civil rights movement, and military actions;