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1 World War II Unit Packet Essential Question: What are the causes and effects of World War II? Name Period 0

2 Learning Goals WWII Unit LG 1 WWII- Students was able to explain and analyze how the following factors led to the start of WWII. Japan s aggressive search for resources political ideologies of Fascism and Nazism in Europe (rise of totalitarianism after WWI) resentment over the terms and conditions of the Treaty of Versailles Appeasement of Hitler at Munich/ Invasion of Poland attack on Pearl Harbor. Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Joseph Stalin, Emperor Hirohito, General Tojo In addition to level 3, student was able to make current/historical connections when explaining and analyzing how the following factors led to the start of WWII. Students was able to explain and analyze how the following factors led to the start of WWII. Students was able to identify the following factors that led to the start of WWII.. Students was unable to identify at least half of the following factors that led to the start of WWII. LG 2 WWII- Student was able to explain and analyze the American home front during WWII, and the end of the Great Depression. war bond drives war industry women and minorities in the workforce- Rosie the Riveter rationing internment of Japanese (Executive Order 9066) Korematsu v. US President Franklin Roosevelt In addition to level 3, student was able to make current/historical connections when explaining and analyzing the American home front during WWII, and the end of the Great Depression. Student was able to explain and analyze the American home front during WWII and the end of the Great Depression Student was able to identify the American home front during WWII and the end of the Great Depression Student was unable to identify the American home front during WWII and the end of the Great Depression 1

3 LG 3 WWII- Student was able to explain and analyze the major battles and events that enabled the Allies to defeat the Axis powers during WWII. Turning Point Battles- Battle of Britain, El Alamein, Stalingrad D-Day Invasion, Battle of the Bulge battles of the Pacific Midway, Iwo Jima and Okinawa, Development and use of the atomic bomb atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki V-E Day / V-J Day. Dwight Eisenhower, George Patton, Douglas MacArthur, Navajo Code Talkers, Ira Hayes, Harry Truman In addition to level 3, student was able to make current/historical connections when explaining and analyzing the major battles and events that enabled the Allies to defeat the Axis powers during WWII. Student was able to explain and analyze the major battles and events that enabled the Allies to defeat the Axis powers during WWII. Student was able to identify the major battles and events that enabled the Allies to defeat the Axis powers during WWII. Student was unable to identify analyze the major battles and events that enabled the Allies to defeat the Axis powers during WWII. LG 4 WWII- Student was able to explain and analyze the effects WWII had on the United States and the world. Rebuilding of Germany and Japan, Redrawing of political boundaries in Europe, Tensions leading to Cold War Beginning of atomic age, Nuremburg Trial, Marshall Plan, Creation of NATO / Warsaw Pact, United Nations, Holocaust and the creation of Israel In addition to level 3, student was able to make current/historical connections when explaining and analyzing the effects WWII had on the United States and the world. Student was able to explain and analyze the effects WWII had on the United States and the world. Student was able to identify the effects WWII had on the United States and the world. Student was unable to identify analyze the effects WWII had on the United States and the world. 2

4 Practice #1- WWII Time Line- Text Pages Which events indicate that major trouble lies ahead for the world? 2. Which event caused Great Britain and France to declare war on Germany? 3. Which event causes the United States to declare war on Japan? 4. What was the effect of the United States dropping the atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki? Practice #2- Connect Geography to History Text Pages Name the three countries that made up the Axis Alliance. 2. Generally describe the areas of the world under the control of Japan. 3. Generally describe the areas of the world under the control of Germany. Practice #3- Connect Geography to History Text Pages Movement- In which direction did the Germans attack in 1940? in 1941? 2. Place- Which European nations were neutral in WWII? Practice #4- Connect Geography to History Text Pages Place- Identify the places where the Allies had to make an invasion from the sea? 2. Place- List the major Allied victories shown on the map. Name the country they took place. Practice #5- Connect Geography to History Text Pages Location- Identify Japanese and American victories. 2. Analyze- Which battles took place closest to the Japanese mainland? 3

5 Practice #6- Korematsu v. U.S.- Read the article given to you in class. 1. Do you agree with the Supreme Court s decision in Korematsu v U.S.? Explain your answer. 2. Why do you think the Supreme Court ruled the way it did in the case? Practice #7- Holocaust and the American press- Read the article given to you in class. 1. Do you agree with the author s opinion about the how the American press covered the Holocaust. 4

6 Read pages in the textbook. LG 1: Causes of WWII Create a flow map summarizing the sequence of events that led to the start of WWII in Asia and Europe. 5

7 LG 1: Pearl Harbor- U.S. enters the war Read the play (class set) about the attack on Pearl Harbor, and then create a multi-flow map showing the causes and effects of attack. 6

8 LG 2: Home Front During WWII Read pages in the textbook. Create a circle map for each of the following: Woman and Minorities in the work force How Americans supported the war effort. 7

9 LG 2: Home Front During WWII Internment Camps 8

10 Read in the textbook - Battle of Britain: p 810 LG 3: Battles and Events of WWII Europe and Africa - El Alamein: - Stalingrad: - D-Day Invasion: - Battle of the Bulge: - Victory in Europe Day (VE Day): 9

11 LG 3: Battles and Events of WWII Pacific - Battle of Midway: - Iwo Jima: - Okinawa: - Dropping of the Atomic Bombs - Victory in Japan Day (VJ Day) 10

12 LG 4: Effects of WWII- Holocaust Create a multi-flow map summarizing the causes and effects of the Holocaust. 11

13 LG 4: Effects of WWII Read pages in the textbook Summarize the following events: -Occupation and Rebuilding of Germany and Japan: -Marshall Plan: -Boundary changes in Europe: 12

14 LG 4: Effects of WWII -Start of the Cold War- NATO/ Warsaw Pact Military Alliances: -Creation of the United Nations: Start of the atomic age: Nuremburg Trial: Creation of Israel: 13

15 Additional Notes 14

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