World War II

Teach your students about the 75th anniversary of Hiroshima

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Learn about the 75th anniversary of America’s dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Continue reading

D-Day stories from WWII veterans

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Learn about D-Day with your students using this PBS NewsHour lesson plan. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Pearl Harbor remembered – “A date which will live in infamy”

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Early in the morning of December 7, 1941, Japan attacked the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii. Take a moment to discuss what the attack means 77 years later with your students. Continue reading

Lesson plan: Veterans Day and the meaning of sacrifice

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Use this PBS NewsHour lesson plan to help students understand the significance of Veterans Day and the meaning of sacrifice. Students will identify important veterans in their lives, examine an interactive timeline of military history and study issues facing veterans today. Continue reading

You have to speak up: Lessons from the Holocaust

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DOWNLOAD VIDEO Note: This video contains graphic images of the Holocaust. Please preview before showing to your students. Video Summary: International Holocaust Remembrance Day is…read more

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