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The 1940's
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Document Based Activities
     Document Based Activities


Make a Daily The 1940s Activity Lesson Plan Book
        Daily The 1940s Activity Lesson Plan Book



Reading Comprehensions
World War II
     World War II Theme Unit

Historical/World Events
     A Presidential Project - Mt. Rushmore (Grades 2-3)
     Around the World Without Stopping (Grades 4-6)
     Lascaux Cave Drawings (Grades 5-7)
     Finding the Dead Sea Scrolls (Grades 5-7)
     Mount Rushmore Is Completed (Grades 5-7)
     The T-shirt Becomes the Rage (Grades 5-7)
     NATO (Grades 5-7)
     Dewey Defeats Truman! Or Does He? (Grades 5-7)
     The Marshall Plan (Grades 5-7)
     The Berlin Airlift (Grades 6-8)
     The United Nations Becomes a Reality (Grades 7-9)
     An Overview of the Nuremberg Trials (Grades 7-9)
     A New Jewish Homeland (Grades 7-9)
     Manhattan Project (Grades 8-10)

Inventions
     Where Would We Be Without the Ballpoint Pen? (Grades 4-6)
     How Do You Make Your Popcorn? (Grades 5-7)
     Get Your Pictures Instantly (Grades 5-7)
     Beep! Beep! Here Comes the Jeep! (Grades 6-8)
     The Age of Computers Begins (Grades 7-9)


Book Units
    Small Steps: The Year I Got Polio (Grades 3-7)
    The Year of Miss Agnes (Grades 4-7)
    On the Wings of Heroes (Grades 4-8)


The 1940s Mixed Review (multiple choice with writing questions)
     The 1940s first grade social studies questions
     The 1940s second grade social studies questions
     The 1940s third grade social studies questions
     The 1940s fourth grade social studies questions
     The 1940s fifth grade social studies questions
     The 1940s sixth grade social studies questions


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