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LESSON PLAN TITLE[
World War II
- Give examples of how experiences may be interpreted differently by people from diverse cultural perspectives and frames of reference.
How can students critique maps about World War II?
- Europe on the Eve of World War II, 1939
- Pearl Harbor Dec, 7 1941
- World War II: Europe 1942–45
- Post-War Europe, 1945
- Basic Skills Development
- Procedural knowledge
- Information knowledge
- Students will be able to deconstruct and analyze different maps about World War II. Students will improve their level of comprehension of the significance of where each country was located during and after World War II.
- Students will view various maps throughout the time of World War II.
- Students will be able to identify countries on the map and provide details about their locations.
- Students will apply the basic knowledge they have acquired and use that knowledge to match facts about World War II.
- Students will analyze and organize important data to help assist them in deconstructing maps and to think critically how making positive choices.
- Content Presentation
- Active Learning
- Students will look at different pictures of Europe and Pearl Harbor and decide on which country they will travel to. Where would you go and what would you bring with you?
- Students will work in groups of four going over the various countries that took part in World War II and be able to locate these countries on the map.
- Review terms: Allies, Axis, Puppet States, Co-Belligerents
- Teacher will present the maps to the students. The students will answer questions about the map that the teacher will ask the students.
- Students will use the maps to answer the following questions:
- Using the map of Europe on the Eve of WWII, how many countries were axis aligned and allies aligned?
- Which countries remained neutral during WWII? How and why? Give explanations for each country that remained neutral
- How many countries was there before World War II and how many are there to today?
- Who were the leaders of the Axis and Allies?
- How did the US become involve in WWII? What piece of US soil was attacked in 1941?
- Now that we have covered different maps revolving around WWII, what are some questions you might have? How would you feel if you were in those individuals position?
PRACTICE: (IN-CLASS OR H.W.)
In-class: Students will create their own maps covering any point from the start to the end of World War II for homework if they do not complete it in class.
I would assess to see if students successfully picked a point of interest and clearly label his or her map.