Wednesday, December 17, 2014

WWII Day 4: A Global Affair

Setting The Stage:
As previously discussed, Adolf Hitler played on the hopes and fears of the Western democracies during the 1930s.  In 1939, Hitler demanded that the Polish Corridor be returned to Germany.

Activities
1.  The Fall of France, Battle of Britain, and the Nazi Invasion of Russia
      a.  10 questions and Discussion
      b.  Handout
2.  Students will then watch a propaganda film about the Battle of Britain
      a.  "Why We Fight" was the 4th propaganda film created by the US Government.
     
3.  Pearl Harbor
      a.  Analyze and Assess the movements of the Japanese bringing the US into the war.
      b.  Pearl Harbor PP

Objectives
a.  Explain the conflicts in the Mediterranean and on the Eastern Front. 
b.  Describe the Fall of France and the Battle of Britain.

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