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11.8: Unit Multiple Choice Exam

U.S. History
Unit 8: World War II
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11.8: Unit Multiple Choice Exam

A 35 question multiple choice exam to test concepts taught in Unit 8, all questions are pulled from previous NYS Regents Exams.  

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Close Read 1: Neutrality or Involvement

U.S. History
Unit 8: World War II
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Close Read 1: Neutrality or Involvement

Students will use evidence from the documents to write an argument in favor of or against the Lend-Lease Act.

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Close Read 2: Four Freedoms

U.S. History
Unit 8: World War II
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Close Read 2: Four Freedoms

Students will analyze the Four Freedoms speech by President Roosevelt and compare the primary source to images created by Norman Rockwell.  

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Close Read 3: Pearl Harbor

U.S. History
Unit 8: World War II
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Close Read 3: Pearl Harbor

Students will analyze images, excerpts from a speech, and news articles to analyze President Roosevelt's response to the attack on Pearl Harbor.  

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Close Read 4: D-Day

U.S. History
Unit 8: World War II
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Close Read 4: D-Day

Students will use a variety of documents and resources including video clips, excerpts from General Eisenhower's D-Day address, maps, and newspaper headlines to analyze the events of D-Day.  

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Close Read 5: Soldier's Perspective

U.S. History
Unit 8: World War II
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Close Read 5: Soldier's Perspective

Students will use evidence from two different documents to analyze the differences in types of primary sources and accounts of D-Day and the impact of World War II.  

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Close Read 6: Posters and Propaganda

U.S. History
Unit 8: World War II
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Close Read 6: Posters and Propaganda

Students will analyze about 20 posters created by the OWI during WWII.  

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Close Read 7: Executive Order 9981

U.S. History
Unit 8: World War II
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Close Read 7: Executive Order 9981

Students will analyze various primary sources to better understand the impact of WWII on the African American civil rights movement.  

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Close Read 8: Universal Declaration of Human Rights

U.S. History
Unit 8: World War II
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Close Read 8: Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Students will analyze the Universal Declaration of Human Rights by examining a word cloud, remarks by Eleanor Roosevelt, and a secondary source.  

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Geographical Reasoning: Japanese Internment Camps in the US

U.S. History
Unit 8: World War II
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Geographical Reasoning: Japanese Internment Camps in the US

Students will analyze a variety of documents to better understand the geographical and historical context of Japanese Internment during WWII.  

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Historical Context: United States and World War II

U.S. History
Unit 8: World War II
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Historical Context: United States and World War II

Three short activities to provide context to the United States' involvement in World War II: political cartoon analysis, review of causes of World War II, and analysis of an infographic reviewing alliances. 

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Letter from Pearl Harbor

U.S. History
Unit 8: World War II
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Letter from Pearl Harbor

Students will analyze a primary source document written by an eyewitness to the Pearl Harbor attack. 

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