Unit #11 - World War II & The Holocaust
|Unit #11 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
|Review & Prepare for Unit #11/Six Weeks TEST
Monday, March 20
Tuesday, March 21
Wednesday, March 22
Thursday, March 23
Friday, March 24
Monday, March 25
Tuesday, March 28
Wednesday, March 29
Thursday, March 30
Friday, March 31
|These three days will
be used to review the
skills presented in
this unit and
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
|**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Monday, April 3
Tuesday, April 4
Wednesday, April 5
Unit #11 - World War II & The Holocaust
WH.1 History. The student understands traditional historical points of reference in world history. The student is expected to:
WH.1F Identify major causes and describe the major effects of the following important turning points in world history from 1914 to the present: the world wars and their impact onWH.10 History. The student understands the causes and impact of World War I. The student is expected to:
political, economic, and social systems; communist revolutions and their impact on the Cold War; independence movements; and globalization.
WH.10A Identify the importance of imperialism, nationalism, militarism, and the alliance system in causing World War I.WH.11 History. The student understands the causes and impact of the global economic depression immediately following World War I. The student is expected to:
WH.11B Explain the response of governments in the United States, Germany, and the Soviet Union to the global depression.WH.12 History. The student understands the causes and impact of World War II. The student is expected to:
WH.12A Describe the emergence and characteristics of totalitarianism.WH.13 History. The student understands the impact of major events associated with the Cold War and independence movements. The student is expected to:
WH.12B Explain the roles of various world leaders, including Benito Mussolini, Adolf Hitler, Hideki Tojo, Joseph Stalin, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Winston Churchill, prior to and during World War II.
WH.12C Explain the major causes and events of World War II, including the German invasions of Poland and the Soviet Union, the Holocaust, Japanese imperialism, the attack on
Pearl Harbor, the Normandy landings, and the dropping of the atomic bombs.
WH.13A Summarize how the outcome of World War II contributed to the development of the Cold War.WH.16 Geography. The student understands the impact of geographic factors on major historic events and processes. The student is expected to:
WH.16A Locate places and regions of historical significance directly related to major eras and turning points in world history.WH.18 Economics. The student understands the historic origins of contemporary economic systems. The student is expected to:
WH.18D Identify the historic origins and characteristics of fascism.WH.22 Citizenship. The student understands the historical development of significant legal and political concepts related to the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.
The student is expected to:
WH.22D Identify examples of genocide including the Holocaust and genocide in the Balkans, Rwanda, and Darfur.WH.28 Science, technology, and society. The student understands how major scientific and mathematical discoveries and technological innovations have affected societies from
WH.22F Assess the degree to which American ideals have advanced human rights and democratic ideas throughout the world.
1750 to the present. The student is expected to:
WH.28C Explain the effects of major new military technologies on World War I, World War II, and the Cold War.
WH.28D Explain the role of telecommunication technology, computer technology, transportation technology, and medical advancements in developing the modern global economy and society.
WH.28E Identify the contributions of significant scientists and inventors such as Marie Curie, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Louis Pasteur, and James Watt.
|Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
Without the 30% Discount
Unit #8 will cover the causes and events of World War II. Students will investigate
the spread of Fascism in the 1930s. They will learn about leaders like Adolf Hitler,
Benito Mussolini, and Hideki Tojo, who lead their nations into a global war. The
class will also examine allied leaders Winston Churchill, Josef Stalin, and Franklin
Roosevelt. Students will study major events such as Pearl Harbor, the Battle of
Midway, Stalingrad and the D-Day invasion. They will analyze the roles of Dwight
Eisenhower, Erwin Rommel, Isoroku Yamamoto, Douglas MacArthur, George
Patton and others. Students will learn about the Holocaust in Europe. They will
discuss the Manhattan Project, the atomic bomb, and president Truman's decision to
use it. The class will examine the Nuremberg Trials at the end of the war.
Homework, Enrichment, and Alternate Assignments
|World at War: Episode 20 - Genocide
|Read: Chapter 28-1
Instability After WWI
|Read: Chapter 28-2
Rise of Dictators
|Read: Chapter 30-1
|Read: Chapter 28-3
Hitler & Nazis
|Read: Chapter 30-4
|Read: Chapter 30-5
|Read: Chapter 30-3