World War II General Resources WWII Web Sites Encyclopedia of the Second World War The Second World War is a Spartacus Educational website and enables one to research individual people and events of the war in detail. The sources are “hypertexted” so that the visitor can research the newspaper, organization, etc., that produced the source. There are several subsections including those on: Background to the War; Nazi Germany, Chronology of the War, Political Leaders, European Diplomacy, Major Offensives, British Military Leaders, USA Military Leaders, German Military Leaders, Japanese Military Leaders, The Armed Forces, The Air War, The Resistance, Scientists & Inventors, War at Sea, Resistance in Nazi Germany, The Holocaust, War Artists, Weapons and New Technology.
World War II Photos General Douglas MacArthur wades ashore during initial landings at Leyte, P.I., October, 1944. Cropped from Select List number 150. The Second World War was documented on a huge scale by thousands of photographers and artists who created millions of pictures. American military photographers representing all of the armed services covered the battlefronts around the world. World War II: Home Front World War II, or "The Good War" as it has often been called, ushered in new opportunity, new prosperity, and an entirely new lifestyle for many Americans. Wartime mobilization pulled the American economy out of depression by employing millions and invigorating the nation as a whole. "The Good War," however, didn't provide the remedy for many social problems, and in some cases rapid population movement, concern over national security, and wartime rhetoric only exacerbated racial, ethnic, and class-based tensions at home. Another world war... and so soon after the first! Can you imagine how this may have struck the many Americans who had lived through World War I and who were trying desperately to pull themselves out of economic turmoil when the Second World War broke out in Europe?
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time Teaching Ideas and Resources: Read the first paragraph where Christopher discovers the dead dog. Can you complete the story from that point? The book is a murder mystery novel. Find out other stories in this genre... Are there authors who write lots of murder mysteries?
Setting the Tone: Introducing Students to World War II Any day 1 lesson—regardless of the topic—should align with and introduce goals, objectives, and essential questions for a larger unit of study. Using a backwards design approach to developing curriculum, creating individual lesson plans comes after you have determined what you want students to know and be able to do throughout the unit. A good day 1, therefore, necessitates a significant amount of planning beyond the opening activities. Some sample objectives and questions for a unit of study on World War II might include: Why, after the costs of World War I, did nations choose to fight another World War? Why were the civilian costs of World War II so much higher than World War I?
World War 2 History TopicBox.net - free teacher resources for every UK primary school teaching topic Delve into memories of world war two, evacuation, the home front, rationing, the war leaders. There's even support for a History or Literacy topic on Anne Frank's diary. 303 Squadron WW2 RAF games A great WW2 history where players can train to be a pilot in the Squadron 303 in… View now Animals in War Time History - World War II Teaching Ideas World War II: World War 2 Day Ideas - A huge collection of ideas to try for a World War 2 Day at school. Blitz Crossword - Solve the clues to complete this crossword. Contributed by Darren Birchall. World War II Wordsearch - A wordsearch with lots of vocabulary linked to WWII. Contributed by Darren Birchall.
People At War - Teaching Resources The People at War website was trialled in four schools, you can view available feedback from students and teachers here Contents 1. Ways to use this site 3. For Teachers: Lesson Plans and Classroom Resources The National WWII Museum is dedicated to providing materials you can use in your classroom to teach about the war. We offer free, primary-source driven lesson plans, image galleries, and other resources to make teaching WWII easier for you and more interactive for your students. The National WWII Museum is dedicated to providing materials you can use in your classroom to teach about the war. We offer free, primary-source driven lesson plans, image galleries, and other resources to make teaching WWII easier for you and more interactive for your students.
Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: England, Lincolnshire Abandoned & Little-Known Airfields: United Kingdom England: Lincolnshire This collection of airfields is © 2010-2013 by RonaldV(Disclaimer). Goxhill Added 4 Aug 2012 - North Killingholme Added 4 Aug 2012 - Killingholme Added 4 Aug 2012 Sandtoft Added 30 Sep 2012 - Grimsby Added 1 Oct 2012 - Elsham Wolds Added 2 Oct 2012
Meet America's veterans About this Skype lesson Our museum in Central Illinois is staffed by military veterans from World War II, Korea, Vietnam, Grenada, Iraq and Afghanistan. Our veterans already enjoy speaking about their personal experiences with students on field trips and would like to try some Skype calls to schools. RAF-lincolnshire.info World War Two The Second World War was a period of intensive air force activity spanning all the disciplines of offensive and flying operations and ground-based defence. Air roles included offensive bomber, day fighter, night fighter, anti-shipping strike, transport and flying training. Land-based roles included the Chain Home High and Chain Home Low RADAR stations at RAF Stenigot, RAF Skendleby and RAF Ingoldmels, schools covering air armaments, air gunnery and other ground defence disciplines. The sea-based air-sea rescue launches of Coastal Command should not be overlooked. Finally, the RAF Regiment was born in the county at Alma House in Dec 1941, with RAF Regiment Depots at Belton Park, RAF Folkingham and RAF North Witham.