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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.

Printables

The Holocaust
World War II Printable Book (5-12)
Crack the Code -- The Holocaust
Mapping the War: World War II
World War II Reading Warm-Up: Pearl Harbor
Number the Stars Character Jeopardy
Chronology of World War II
More Popular World War II Printables

WWII Art, Music, & Drama Activities

Learning About Voice Through Photographs Assessment

World War II Language Arts Resources

Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl Discussion Guide
Number the Stars
Remembering the Day of Infamy
Milkweed
Jerry Spinelli on Milkweed
Newscast from Berlin
Historical Fiction Reading Warm-Up: News about Hitler
More Popular World War II Language Arts Resources

World War II Literature Resources

Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl Discussion Guide
Number the Stars
Number the Stars Character Jeopardy
Once Discussion Guide
Write a Letter to Jesse Owens
Slaughterhouse-Five
Hiroshima
More Popular World War II Literature Resources

World War II References

World War II: Timeline
Holocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah)
Animals in Uniform
Battles That Changed History
World War II Japanese Relocation Centers
Joseph Stalin Biography
Charles de Gaulle Biography
More World War II References

Holocaust Remembrance Resources

Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl Discussion Guide
Number the Stars
WWII Printables Slideshow
Number the Stars Character Jeopardy
Holocaust Fact or Opinion
Nuremberg Law
Thinking about Prejudice
More Holocaust Remembrance – Teacher Resources

Veterans Day Resources

Veterans Day Videos & Activities
Slaughterhouse-Five
Veterans Day Newspaper
Veterans Day Comprehension Questions
What Is Veterans Day?
U.S. Congressional Medal of Honor
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
Slaughterhouse-Five
Veterans of U.S. Wars and Their Dependents
War and Peace
More Memorial Day Teacher Resources

Black History Month & World War II Connected

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

Women's History & World War II Connected

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

World War II Social Studies Activities

Veterans Day Videos & Activities
Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl Discussion Guide
Number the Stars
WWII Printables Slideshow
The Navajo Code Talkers
German Nazi Takeover: 1933-1944
Weapons of War
Has the Past Been Just?
Star of David & Prejudice (Graphic Organizer)
More Popular World War II Social Studies Activities

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