Updating search results...

Search Resources

22 Results

View
Selected filters:
  • American Battle Monuments Commission
Activity: 20,000 Miles a Month - To Ensure Victory
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: 20,000 Miles a Month - To Ensure Victory

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

Using interactive technology from the American Battle Monuments Commission, maps, and primary ...

Using interactive technology from the American Battle Monuments Commission, maps, and primary and secondary source documents, students will understand that stevedores from port battalions not only built barracks, mess halls, latrines, and recreational buildings, but also supplied resources for the forces who fought the battles. Students will engage in a simulation to analyze how the 525th Port Battalion organized and distributed supplies to combat units.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
05/25/2017
Activity: 511 Days of Combat: From Sicily to Munich With the Fighting Thunderbirds
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: 511 Days of Combat: From Sicily to Munich With the Fighting Thunderbirds

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

Using interactive technology from the American Battle Monuments Commission, primary source newspapers, ...

Using interactive technology from the American Battle Monuments Commission, primary source newspapers, cartoons, and sketches from the 45th Infantry Division, and secondary accounts of the campaign from historians and archivists, students will follow the path of the 45th Infantry Division from Sicily to Munich. Students will examine key battles in which the 45th Infantry Division fought, and discuss how this experience impacted the soldiers.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
05/25/2017
Activity: A Blitz Through the Ardennes: Using the Battle of the Bulge to Practice Reading and Analytical Skills
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: A Blitz Through the Ardennes: Using the Battle of the Bulge to Practice Reading and Analytical Skills

Rating
5.0 stars
Overview:

This lesson addresses the Battle of the Bulge, one of the largest ...

This lesson addresses the Battle of the Bulge, one of the largest battles in American history and one of the pivotal battles of World War II. It challenges students to interpret the battle by using a set of primary and secondary sources. Working in groups, students will analyze sources using historical thinking and writing skills.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
05/25/2017
Activity: A Japanese American Family's Experience During World War II: A Living DBQ
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: A Japanese American Family's Experience During World War II: A Living DBQ

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

In this lesson, students will be given a series of document packets ...

In this lesson, students will be given a series of document packets concerning the Akimoto family during World War II. Each of the four groups of documents deals with a different time period in the lives of the Akimotos. Once the students have reviewed the documents, they will act out specific scenes for the rest of the class. While students are acting out the scenes, the rest of the class will be completing a visual graphic organizer.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
05/25/2017
Activity: Advancement of Medical Technology During World War II
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: Advancement of Medical Technology During World War II

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

These lessons are student-centered activities where students will explore medical technological advancements ...

These lessons are student-centered activities where students will explore medical technological advancements made during World War II and the vital role that medics played in the application of this technology. Students will examine a variety of sources in order to produce an informational artifact highlighting the importance of several medical advancements made during World War II. They will also use sources to determine the best method of implementing combat aid for a variety of injuries and will play the role of a combat medic to determine the best method for wound treatment and triage. Finally, students will gain an understanding of the unique perspective that combat medics had during their service by generating a news story featuring accounts of combat medics.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
05/25/2017
Activity: Analyzing How Sacrifice is Memorialized
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: Analyzing How Sacrifice is Memorialized

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

In this lesson, students will use images to analyze how the World ...

In this lesson, students will use images to analyze how the World War II Memorial and Epinal American Cemetery memorialize the sacrifice of fallen soldiers in World War II. Students will design an element to add to either the World War II Memorial or Epinal American Cemetery and explain how they think this addition would help honor the sacrifice made by the fallen.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
05/25/2017
Activity: Bombs and Bomber Boys: The Bombing of Britain and the American Friendly Invasion
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: Bombs and Bomber Boys: The Bombing of Britain and the American Friendly Invasion

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

In this lesson, students will investigate the role of American service members ...

In this lesson, students will investigate the role of American service members in Great Britain before the Normandy invasion and the impact the V-1 and V-2 vengeance weapons had upon the British civilians at the close of the war. Students will write from the perspective of either a British civilian enduring a bombing raid or an American pilot conducting a raid.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
05/25/2017
Activity: Confidence and Concerns: Allied Advances into Germany
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: Confidence and Concerns: Allied Advances into Germany

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

This lesson asks students to put themselves in the context of late ...

This lesson asks students to put themselves in the context of late fall/early winter 1944 as advisors to military planners. Students will determine what the Allies could consider their biggest strengths but also their largest concerns as they crafted their strategy to defeat Germany. Students will analyze a variety of primary sources and draft a memo with their strategic recommendations for Allied military planners.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
05/25/2017
Activity: Congressional Debates Over the Women's Army Corps
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: Congressional Debates Over the Women's Army Corps

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

This lesson asks students to put themselves in the context of late ...

This lesson asks students to put themselves in the context of late fall/early winter 1944 as advisors to military planners. Students will determine what the Allies could consider their biggest strengths but also their largest concerns as they crafted their strategy to defeat Germany. Students will analyze a variety of primary sources and draft a memo with their strategic recommendations for Allied military planners.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
05/25/2017
Activity: Deception and Double Agents: The Success of Operation Fortitude
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: Deception and Double Agents: The Success of Operation Fortitude

Rating
4.0 stars
Overview:

This lesson explores the reasons behind the success of Operation Fortitude, why ...

This lesson explores the reasons behind the success of Operation Fortitude, why this operation was so successful, and how this major deception was planned and executed. Students will learn the reasons for and the necessity of Operation Fortitude, use critical thinking skills to determine the impact of Fortitude, and write narratives of the events using historical evidence.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
05/31/2017
Activity: Design a Battle Monument
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: Design a Battle Monument

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

In this lesson, students will learn about Gordon Chamberlain’s career as a ...

In this lesson, students will learn about Gordon Chamberlain’s career as a glider pilot and Operation Varsity, the military action in which he perished. Students will then examine Chamberlain’s grave marker and several other art works at the Netherlands American Cemetery through visual images and text. After evaluating the style, purpose, and meaning of these art works, they will design their own memorial to commemorate Chamberlain and the soldiers who perished in the crossing of the Rhine. Art History students will have the ability to compare and contrast World War II war memorials with other historical war memorials.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
05/31/2017
Activity: Duty and Dignity: Black Americans and the 92nd Infantry Division Buffalo Soldiers
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: Duty and Dignity: Black Americans and the 92nd Infantry Division Buffalo Soldiers

Rating
5.0 stars
Overview:

In this lesson, students will explore documents to understand the realities of ...

In this lesson, students will explore documents to understand the realities of segregation in the World War II era. They will explore Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Four Freedoms and understand why so many men and women volunteered for service in the war. They will learn the story of the 92nd Infantry Division, one of only two African American divisions to serve in combat. Finally, they will design and construct a textbook feature page to explain the contributions of the 92nd Infantry Division to the war effort in Italy.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
05/31/2017
Activity: Examining Effectiveness: The Strategic Air Campaign in World War II
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: Examining Effectiveness: The Strategic Air Campaign in World War II

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

In this lesson, using interactive campaign maps from the American Battle Monuments ...

In this lesson, using interactive campaign maps from the American Battle Monuments Commission, short text selections, photographs, and primary and secondary sources, students will develop and support a claim on the effectiveness of the Allied strategic bombing campaign in the European Theatre of World War II.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
05/31/2017
Activity: Flight Plans and Rescues:Using Math to Explore the World War II Strategic Bombing Campaign
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: Flight Plans and Rescues:Using Math to Explore the World War II Strategic Bombing Campaign

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

In this lesson, using maps of the Mediterranean region, primary sources, and ...

In this lesson, using maps of the Mediterranean region, primary sources, and interactives from the American Battle Monuments Commission, students will identify important places and individual contributions to the Allied effort in World War II. After reading a primary source document, students will write a response to a discussion question. With maps superimposed with a graph, students will utilize algebraic functions to find specific locations that follow the story of Captain Walter Swarner and other bomber pilots.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
06/08/2017
Activity: Friend or Foe: The Allied Strategic Bombing of Occupied France
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: Friend or Foe: The Allied Strategic Bombing of Occupied France

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

In this lesson,students will use interactive technology from the American Battle Monuments ...

In this lesson,students will use interactive technology from the American Battle Monuments Commission, maps, and primary and secondary sources from the United States and France, students will understand the impact of the Allied bombing of France. Also, students will discover how the bombing of France was crucial to the Allied victory in World War II.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
06/08/2017
Activity: Horror in the Hedgerows: Technology, Tactics, and Teamwork
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: Horror in the Hedgerows: Technology, Tactics, and Teamwork

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

In this lesson,students will use primary and secondary sources to identify the ...

In this lesson,students will use primary and secondary sources to identify the major challenges of fighting in the hedgerow country of Normandy. Students will independently develop tactics to attack the hedgerows, then learn how American forces finally adapted to combat in the hedgerows.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
06/08/2017
Activity: Resistance Rising: Fighting the Shadow War against the Germans
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: Resistance Rising: Fighting the Shadow War against the Germans

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

In this lesson,students will learn about the impact of the French Resistance ...

In this lesson,students will learn about the impact of the French Resistance on the battle for France and the overall outcome of the war. Students will critically analyze documents to learn about the ways in which the Resistance operated. Students will create a newspaper to inform the public and recruit potential members to the movement.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
06/08/2017
Activity: Some Gave All
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: Some Gave All

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

In this lesson, students will study the profiles of two men killed ...

In this lesson, students will study the profiles of two men killed in the Battle of the Bulge, Captain Charles Dunbar Lancaster Hewes and Private First Class James H. Vrtatko. The lesson will allow students to understand the aftermath and meaning of this pivotal military campaign.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
06/10/2017
Activity: The Army Engineers: Challenges at the Anzio Beachhead
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: The Army Engineers: Challenges at the Anzio Beachhead

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

In this lesson, students will use photographs, excerpts from a diary, news ...

In this lesson, students will use photographs, excerpts from a diary, news articles, and a map to gain an understanding of why the invasion of Anzio was challenging for those who served tehre. Students will work in groups to analyze the documents, using guided questions, and then discuss and compare results before writing a memp explaining the challenges faced.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
06/19/2017
Activity: The Bari Incident: Chemical Weapons and World War II
Conditions of Use:
Read the Fine Print

Activity: The Bari Incident: Chemical Weapons and World War II

Rating
0.0 stars
Overview:

In this lesson, students will use primary and secondary sources to examine ...

In this lesson, students will use primary and secondary sources to examine the use of chemical warfare in World Wars I and II. Students will ultimately take a personal stand on the issue in a culminating writing assessment, a letter with recommendations to President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Subject:
Social Studies
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
American Battle Monuments Commission
Date Added:
06/19/2017