World War II Activity

    This website was created to support the lesson taught on World War II. This lesson including information on the causes of World War II, the war with Germany and Japan, and the results. The results included the change in the life of the average american citizen and the reaction to the Holocaust. Students will be asked to visit several websites and decide which of the following had a bigger impact on the United States during World War II:

1. The Holocaust

Image link: http://www.nerdylorrin.net/jerry/Tierney/JimBIO.html

2. The War with Germany

Image link: http://www.boston.com/bigpicture/2010/06/remembering_d-day_66_years_ago.html

3. The War with Japan

Image link:http://orientalreview.org/2011/08/10/can-we-rule-out-a-new-pearl-harbour/

Students will write a one to two page paper explaining their choice using at least one of the websites as a cited source. Below are the helpful websites:

History.com
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
The World at War, History of WW 1939-1945

For help with the assignment students can contact me via email.
Mr. James Middleditch