Weekly update

April 27-May 1

This week in history, students will be starting a new unit on World War II.  We will focus on the causes of the war and the leaders.

Learning Goals for Unit 6 - Defending Democracy during WWII

Theme: Defending Democracy 

Skills Goals: 

Students will be able to create timelines and use historical maps to evaluate changes in American History

Students will be able to analyze primary and secondary resources to understand history. 

Content Goals: 

Students will analyze the causes and effects of war on the world

Students can explain how conflict influences the treatment of people.

Students will evaluate technology and tactics and their effects on war


Essential Questions:


 How does a nation’s view of democracy affect the way it responds to crisis?

How does crisis change a culture?

Why is democracy worth fighting for?