US and AP US History
Take a minute to get together with your group, finish
any last minute details on your posters of WWII battles,
and plan who is going to say what.
Activator, agenda, and objective (5-10 minutes)
WWII Battles Presentations (30 minutes)
Reading: WWII A People’s War?
Introduce Interactive Timeline Project
Exit ticket and homework
Make sure you cover each of the required areas:
The Battle (obviously)
When did it happen?
Which countries were involved?
What went down?
What was the cause of the battle?
What was the result of the battle?
Why is it important?
Speak clearly and make sure the whole class gets the notes
Make sure each member of your group participates
Reading: WWII A People’s
Take detailed notes.
After you have read it you will be asked to evaluate the
ways in which this perspective is different from the
traditional story of the war.
Be thinking about that usual narrative:
Rise of dictators, lack of democracy, attacking/invading
other countries, threat to US.
Why did the US go into the war aside from the reasons
Exit Ticket and Homework
Pick a group for the interactive timeline.
Pick a year to study.
Bring in 2 articles related to events in WWII from the
year you selected.
Take a moment to prepare your presentation.
Remember, you need to cover the 5 A’s.
Also, be sure and make it clear what the rest of the
class needs to take notes on.
Please try and stay within the 5 minutes.
Primary Source Analysis
In groups of 2-3, pick one of the primary Primary sources on Indian Removal:
sources about Indian removal and prepare to
teach a 5 minute lesson to the class tomorrow 1. Tecumseh’s Speech to the Osages (1811-
Fri. 1/8 1812)
Be sure to draw on research from the book or 2. Two Documents on Cherokee Removal
the internet and use APPARTS or the 5A’s (or (1829 and 1830)
at least consider the following):
Cherokee Nation “Memorial of the Cherokee
Author (who wrote it) Indians” (1829)
Time period (when was it written) Lewis Ross Address of the Committee and
Audience (who is it written to; who is the intended Council of the Cherokee Nation…
Argument (what is the main idea) 3. Black Hawk’s Surrender Speech (1832)
Assumptions (what are the underlying
assumptions) 4. John G. Burnett “The Cherokee Removal
Through the Eyes of a Private Soldier” (1890)
5. Two Statements by Chief Joseph of the Nez
Perce (1877 and 1879)
Chief Joseph’s Surrender (1877)
Chief Joseph Recounts His Trip to Washington,
6. Black Elk “The End of the Dream” (1932)