CLassroom activities, etc

 

Classroom Activities, etc

Check here for news, schedule info, updates, etc. as the year goes on.  Please check for updates, etc. during the year.



WORLD WAR II websites:

1) a 45 sec look at Hiroshima after the bombing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XIMc5BdGdU&feature=related


3) Flocabulary – “Would you drop it?” WWII summary

http://flocabulary.com/world-war-ii/


4) Hiroshima after the Atomic Bomb - 360 degree panorama tinyurl.com/3pd4b2h


5)  What would your city have looked like if it had been hit by the Hiroshima bomb? tinyurl.com/44xjpel


6) Tank warfare “Choose your own adventure” type game WWII (from Canada!)

http://www.warmuseum.ca/cwm/games/armwar/indexwareng.shtml


7) GREAT D-Day interactive website* (narrated, actual survivor interviews, etc) *may not work anymore :(

http://www.ddaytovictory.ca/


8) Nice informational website about the removal of Japanese-Americans to internment camps

http://amhistory.si.edu/perfectunion/non-flash/removal_process.html


9) interactive Secret Annex of Anne Frank (hiding from the Holocaust)

http://www.annefrank.org/en/Subsites/Home/Enter-the-3D-house/#/house/20/help/


10) World War II “Warfare 1944” good war game

http://www.worldwargames.org/warfare-1944-game.html


11) Culture of the 1940s

http://www.retrowaste.com/


12) Dr. Seuss Goes to War (good site of Seuss political cartoons for primary source analysis)

http://library.ucsd.edu/speccoll/dswenttowar/index.html#1941


13) Costs of WW2 Infographic/Video

https://vimeo.com/128373915



14) OWH article: “Did we find the real-life Rosie the Riveter” (and was she really popular in WWII?)

http://goo.gl/ywlMIW


15) OWH Articles:  Who really was in the Iwo Jima picture?

  1. Part 1: http://dataomaha.com/media/news/2014/iwo-jima/

  2. Part 2: (admitting that Bradley wasn’t in it) http://goo.gl/qSolGg


16) Attack on Pearl Harbor - Video: check123.com/videos/6662-at


17) Omaha World Herald timeline & map of Pearl Harbor

http://www.omaha.com/news/military/timeline-of-pearl-harbor-attack-what-happened-on-dec/article_c02f0b0a-8058-5032-8116-17ae16c43077.html


18) “Surviving D-Day” video (full episode) - good stuff!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71bflWCtZFY


19) “Hiroshima” excellent documentary/movie mix about the atomic bomb

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NF4LQaWJRDg







World War 2 Postcards Project Instructions Sheet

  1. 1)Click the link below for the WW2 Postcards Project instructions sheet

https://goo.gl/Edav20



The World Wars (DVD online)

History Channel’s great series about WW1 & WW2 being tied together!

*Each session is about 45 minutes


  1. 1.WW1 Part 1 “Trial By Fire” (A)

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x25divj_the-world-wars-part-1-trial-by-fire-part-a_news

  1. 1.WW1 Part 1 “Trial By Fire” (B)

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x25dih3_the-world-wars-part-1-trial-by-fire-part-b_news


Lead Into WW2 Part 1 “A Rising Threat” (A)

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x25di50_the-world-wars-part-2-a-rising-threat-part-a_news

Lead into WW2 Part 2 “A Rising Threat” (B)

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x25dhyb_the-world-wars-part-2-a-rising-threat-part-b_news

  1. 1.WW2 Part 3 “Never Surrender” (A)

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x36g9a3

  1. 1.WW2 Part 3 “Never Surrender” (B)

http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x25dh7f_the-world-wars-part-3-never-surrender-part-b_news










KNOW YOUR STATES:  Practice here for our states map quizzes!

http://www.ilike2learn.com/ilike2learn/unitedstates.html

http://online.seterra.net/en/ex/69



KNOW YOUR COUNTRIES:  Practice here for our World Geo map quizzes!

http://world-geography-games.com/



8th Football “Seahawks Tackling”

http://www.seahawks.com/videos-photos/videos/Seahawks-Tackling/af5b80dd-7e39-4519-8b80-ad558292b1a6