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Learning Experience May 20-21 – The Movement Gets Moving!

The Civil Rights Movement picked up some steam in the late 50s and early 60s, so please continue digging in to some of the main events using your Learning from the Civil Rights Movement activity, Part 1. We will examine … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Civil Rights Movement

The civil rights movement is one of the defining events in American history, during which Americans fought to make real the ideals of justice and equality embedded in our founding documents. When students learn about the movement, they learn what … Continue reading

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THE LEGACY OF WWII in America’s Story

I CAN REPRESENT THE IMPACT AND LEGACY OF WWII ON AMERICA’S STORY. The most important global event in the 20th century had a huge impact on the United States specifically and on the world in general.  What was the legacy … Continue reading

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WE CAN DO IT! The American Home Front in WWII

“War is no longer simply a battle between armed forces in the field. It is a struggle in which each side strives to bring to bear against the enemy the coordinated power of every individual and of every material resource at … Continue reading

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PREPARE TO DEBATE … THE BOMB!

It is one of (if not THE) the most important single decisions of the 20th century (source, source).  The short term and long term impact of the use of the atomic bomb have been debated since August of 1945.  In our … Continue reading

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LEARNING EXPERIENCE APRIL 28-MAY 5 – WWII IN THE PACIFIC!

Got the turning points of the war in Europe?  Good!  Now, it’s on to the other theater – the Pacific! Everyone should watch the video below – it will give you a great overview of the entire Atlantic / European theater. … Continue reading

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HISTORICAL CHALLENGE – WORLD WAR II MOVIES!

World War II has been a major movie topic since the war started! Movies not only helped tell the story of the war, but were also used as propaganda and in fund raising. In addition, people learned about what was … Continue reading

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LEARNING EXPERIENCE APRIL 28-MAY 4 – MAPPING WWII! Part 1 – Europe

I can explain the major turning points of the war and contrast military campaigns in the European and Pacific theaters. I can summarize the essential information and impact of a historical event. I can geographically present the flow of World … Continue reading

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ATTENTION! American Troops in World War II

ATTENTION SOLDIERS! It’s time for some basic training as we learn about the American troops in WWII! Get your combat boots (tennis shoes) on as your drill sergeant explains some of the ins and outs of the makeup and experience … Continue reading

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THE ORIGINS OF WORLD WAR II – Learning Experience April 22/23

How did World War II begin? It’s not the simplest of questions, nor does it have the easiest answer. However, America in the 20th Century: World War II: The Road to War has a good overview – use the EdPuzzle … Continue reading

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