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World War II Teacher Resources

On December 7, 1941 the United States entered World War II. Explore this era in world history with printables, lessons, and articles on Pearl Harbor, the bombing of Hiroshima, and much more. Use literature, language arts, and social studies activities to teach your students about the Holocaust and the impact of war on everyday life. You'll also find history resources on the role of women and African-American soldiers in World War II, and many activities for Veterans Day and Memorial Day.


Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl – Project Ideas, Comprehension Tests & Activities
Once Discussion Guide
Slaughterhouse-Five Projects
The Holocaust
World War II Printable Book (5-12)
Hiroshima: Discussion Questions & Project Ideas
Holocaust Fact or Opinion
More Popular World War II Printables

WWII Art, Music, & Drama Activities

Learning About Voice Through Photographs Assessment

World War II Language Arts Resources

Number the Stars
Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl Discussion Guide
Jerry Spinelli on Milkweed
Newscast from Berlin
Veterans Day Comprehension Questions
Summer of My German Soldier
Slaughterhouse-Five Short Answer
More Popular World War II Language Arts Resources

World War II Literature Resources

World War II Student Project
Number the Stars Character Jeopardy
Writers of the Forties
Write a Letter to Jesse Owens
More Popular World War II Literature Resources

World War II References

World War II: Timeline
The Bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Benito Mussolini Biography
Remembering the Day of Infamy
Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah)
Battles That Changed History
Veterans of U.S. Wars and Their Dependents
More World War II References

Holocaust Remembrance Resources

WWII Printables Slideshow
Chronology of World War II
Thinking about Prejudice
Crack the Code -- The Holocaust
Take a Risk -- The Holocaust
The Anne Frank and Miep Gies Connection
More Holocaust Remembrance – Teacher Resources

Veterans Day Resources

Veterans Day Videos & Activities
What Is Veterans Day?
War and Peace
Slaughterhouse-Five Synopsis
U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor
Veterans Day Newspaper
U.S. Casualties in the Major Wars
More Veterans Day – Teacher Resources

Memorial Day Resources

Chronology of Conscription in the U.S. -- Colonial Era to 1999
Memorial Day Videos & Activities
Flag Facts
More Memorial Day Teacher Resources

Black History Month & World War II Connected

African-Americans in World War II
Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles: America's First Black Paratroopers Teacher's Guide
More Black History Month – Teacher Resources

Women's History & World War II Connected

Women and World War II
Life on the Home Front
WAACS, WAVES, and Nurses
Flygirl Discussion Guide
More Women's History – Teacher Resources

World War II Social Studies Activities

The Navajo Code Talkers
Mapping the War: World War II
Has the Past Been Just?
Has the Past Been Just? Handouts
World War II Aircraft
Franklin Delano Roosevelt's Third Inaugural Address
Hiroshima: Synopsis, Ideas, and Writing Connections
Star of Luis
Animals in Uniform
More Popular World War II Social Studies Activities


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