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Aim: What were the major turning points in World War II? State Standard: 10.8.3: Identify the Allied and Axis powers and discuss the major turning points of the war, the principal theaters of conflict, and key strategic decisions. Do Now:. REVIEW: What are the characteristics of "total war?".

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Aim: What were the major turning points in World War II?

State Standard:10.8.3: Identify the Allied and Axis powers and discuss the major turning points of the war, the principal theaters of conflict, and key strategic decisions.

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  • REVIEW: What are the characteristics of "total war?"


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Aim: What were the major turning points in World War II?

State Standard:10.8.3: Identify the Allied and Axis powers and discuss the major turning points of the war, the principal theaters of conflict, and key strategic decisions.

Conscription / The Draft

Men were forced to join the military


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Aim: What were the major turning points in World War II?

State Standard:10.8.3: Identify the Allied and Axis powers and discuss the major turning points of the war, the principal theaters of conflict, and key strategic decisions.

Women to work!

With men joining the military, women joined the workforce and powered the machines that fed the war effort.


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Aim: What were the major turning points in World War II?

State Standard:10.8.3: Identify the Allied and Axis powers and discuss the major turning points of the war, the principal theaters of conflict, and key strategic decisions.

Rationing

People were limited in what they could buy and encouraged to plant “Victory Gardens” to grow their own produce.

Children were encouraged to collect scrap metal and bring it to local collection points.


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Aim: What were the major turning points in World War II?

State Standard:10.8.3: Identify the Allied and Axis powers and discuss the major turning points of the war, the principal theaters of conflict, and key strategic decisions.

War Bonds

In order to raise money for the war effort, the government began selling bonds.


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Aim: What were the major turning points in World War II?

State Standard:10.8.3: Identify the Allied and Axis powers and discuss the major turning points of the war, the principal theaters of conflict, and key strategic decisions.

Government Control of the Economy

Factories switched from making cars, refrigerators, and other consumer goods to making tanks and planes.


Agenda

Aim: What were the major turning points in World War II?

State Standard:10.8.3: Identify the Allied and Axis powers and discuss the major turning points of the war, the principal theaters of conflict, and key strategic decisions.

AGENDA

  • 1.) Do Now and Discussion: review characteristics of total war.

  • 2.) Introduction to New Material: guided notes on the U.S. war effort and turning points

  • 3.) Guided Practice: Review procedures for stations activities

  • 4.) Independent Practice: Stations activities to learn about four turning points in World War II.


I u s involvment before pearl harbor

Aim: What were the major turning points in World War II?

State Standard:10.8.3: Identify the Allied and Axis powers and discuss the major turning points of the war, the principal theaters of conflict, and key strategic decisions.

I. U.S. Involvment Before Pearl Harbor

  • July 1940 - Export Control Act – stopped all shipments/sales of oil to Japan

  • December 1940 - "Arsenal of Democracy" speech - President Roosevelt pledged to provide weapons to UK in their fight against the Nazis

  • March 1941 - Lend Lease Act - allowed President Roosevelt to sell or lend war materials to any country deemed "vital to US interests"

  • August 1941 - Atlantic Charter - statement of unity between US and UK - signaled to world that US was on Allies' side


Ii the big three

Aim: What were the major turning points in World War II?

State Standard:10.8.3: Identify the Allied and Axis powers and discuss the major turning points of the war, the principal theaters of conflict, and key strategic decisions.

II. “The Big Three”

  • In 1942, Stalin, Churchill, and Roosevelt met to hammer out war strategy

  • By 1944, Germany was fighting two front war against the US and UK in the west and the Soviet Union in the east

  • The US Navy had also recovered and was now scoring victories against Japan in the Pacific

  • In Europe, Africa, and Asia, several important battles had turned the tide of the war


Stations

Aim: What were the major turning points in World War II?

State Standard:10.8.3: Identify the Allied and Axis powers and discuss the major turning points of the war, the principal theaters of conflict, and key strategic decisions.

Stations

  • 1.) Open up Rise of Extremism packet to page 22.

  • 2.) Each group will receive a folder with the documents needed to answer one set of questions on page 22 and 23.

  • 3.) Students will take the readings out of the folder, read them, and answer the questions.

  • 4.) After 7 minutes, students will return the readings to the folder and pass the folder on to the next group. The process is repeated.

  • 5.) WHY? To make sure you’re doing work in class. Since you cannot take the documents with you, you have to be on task and cannot waste time.


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