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  • Slide 1
  • WORLD WAR II Interactive Module Chris Inman
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  • World War II Interactive Module Big 3 at Yalta: Who were the Big 3? LeadersHome frontEuropean Theater Pacific TheaterThe Holocaust To the left you will see the opening home page to the module World War II Interactive Module. The title will appear at the top, a photograph of the big 3 leaders (FDR, Churchill, and Stalin) will appear in the middle. There is a caption and a question under the picture. An audio introduction button which introduces students to the module is just above the image. The various parts of the module are listed as buttons under the image. Students can go to any part by clicking on either Leaders, Home Front, European Theater, Pacific Theater, or Timeline. The background will not be white, but will instead be a color of some kind. The AHSGE button takes students to a page where they will create their own encyclopedia entries for the AHSGE. Audio Introduction AHSGE * Module Content covers ACOS 11.7: Explain the entry by the United States into World War II and major military campaigns in the European and Pacific Theaters.
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  • Leaders of World War II Click on a leader below to visit their page. Text The Allied Powers Text The Axis Powers Text This is the first page of the Leaders part of the module. Again, the title is at the top, and I have an audio introduction as well. To visit a leaders page, students can click on the leaders picture or the leaders name. At the end of this part, students will be able to identify the leaders and the country they led. The leaders are FDR, Stalin, Truman, and Churchill for the Allies; Hitler, Mussolini, and Hirohito for the Axis Powers. The text under each leaders picture will be their name, title, and dates served in that position. Home Page
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  • Franklin D. Roosevelts Page Text: Simply stating his name, title, dates of leadership, and some key facts in relation to World War II. Movie: FDRs speech to Congress after Pearl Harbor- Text will be available here explaining the speech This is FDRs page. Students will have already studied FDR extensively due to the Great Depression and the New Deal. The page will have pictures of FDR during WWII, including pictures of him as his health began to decline. The war took a terrible toll on his health. Movie of FDRs speech to Congress after Pearl Harbor. Political Cartoons of FDR during WWII, with captions. Navigation buttons at the bottom of the page with sound. FDR image Political Cartoon Caption Political Cartoon Caption Leaders PageNext LeaderHome Page Animation of a dime flipping back and forth; FDR is on the dime.
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  • Joseph Stalins Page Text: Simply stating his name, title, dates of leadership, and some key facts in relation to World War II. Text: Review of Lenin and birth of Soviet Union-students will have already covered this during WWI unit. Narration of Lenin Text Leaders PageNext Leader Political Cartoon about Pact Text: Cartoon satirizes the brief pact between Stalin and Hitler The purpose of the leader pages is not to give students an incredibly in- depth portrait, but rather to give students an idea of who was leading the various major powers in the conflict. Sound: An introduction to the page; narration of Lenin info and review of Bolshevik Revolution; sound with the button at the bottom. Photographs: Stalin and Lenin, other Soviet images. Image: Political cartoon with Stalin and Hitler. Home Page Animation of Lenin
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  • Harry S. Trumans Page Text: Simply stating his name, title, dates of leadership, and some key facts in relation to World War II. Leaders PageNext Leader Text: Movie of atomic bomb, etc. Brief Narration explaining support for dropping the bombs Brief Narration explaining other side What side do you agree with? Do you think Truman should have dropped the bomb? Explain your opinion. Harry S. Trumans page. To current high school students, the dropping of the atomic bomb is fairly controversial. To that end, I think they should be given the opportunity to look at both sides and express their opinion. Movie: Atomic bomb dropping on Nagasaki and/or Hiroshima. Sound: Narrations, introduction, sounds at the bottom. Home Page Animation of atomic bomb
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  • Winston Churchills Page Text: Simply stating his name, title, dates of leadership, and some key facts in relation to World War II. Leaders PageNext Leader Text: Sound clip of Churchill proclaiming that Great Britain will never give up, will never surrender. Text: Sound clip of Churchill coining the Iron Curtain after WWII. Link Churchill quotes and sound clips Churchills page focuses primarily on pictures, text, and sound clips. Sound: Churchill speeches, introduction to his page, sound at the bottom. Text: The text will reinforce the narration. The speeches will be written in text, and background information provided. Additional link available to more Churchill quotes and sound clips. Home Page Animation: UK flag waving
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  • Adolph Hitlers Page Text: Simply stating his name, title, dates of leadership, and some key facts in relation to World War II. Leaders PageNext Leader Text: with narration, explaining the true origins of the swastika. Image is linked to several encyclopedia entries at Answers.com. Text: Click on the musical note to go to a page to listen to, and read about, music that Hitler and the Nazi Party approved for German listening. Text: Movie of Hitler-brief story of Hitler and his rise to power from seemingly out of nowhere. This text will summarize the video as they view. Adolph Hitlers page. The page focuses on Hitler the person, and touches upon the Nazi Party. An entire module devoted to the Holocaust comes later. Pictures: Of Hitler and the Nazi Flag. Sound: introduction, narration. Music: Nazi approved good German music. With text Movie: narrating the rise of Hitler and the Nazi Party. With text. Home Page
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  • Benito Mussolinis Page Text: Video Clip of Mussolini giving a speech Leaders PageNext Leader Text: Simply stating his name, title, dates of leadership, and some key facts in relation to World War II. Text: Narration-What is Fascism? Mussolini Picture Much of the information on Mussolinis page will focus on his rapid rise to power in Italy, and the new philosophy he helped to establish, fascism. Movie: A movie clip of a Mussolini Speech-introducing Hitler. Text will provide background information. Sound: Introduction, explanation of fascism (with Text). Additional Mussolini pictures. Home Page
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  • Emperor Hirohito Page Text: Simply stating his name, title, dates of leadership, and some key facts in relation to World War II. The picture is also linked to extensive encyclopedia information at answers.com. Leaders PageNext Leader Caption Japanese Imperial Seal of the Chrysanthemum. Picture is linked to JapanZone.com, which does a good job of briefly explaining the history and role of the emperor in Japanese history and culture. Caption Brief movie clip explaining tensions between Japan and the United States before WWII. Emperor Hirohitos page will focus on Hirohito and a brief history of Imperial Japan. Important for students to know the unique culture and link between the emperor and the Japanese people before and during WWII. Picture: Of Hirohito, possibly more than one. With explanatory/summary text. Images: The Imperial seal, and various Japanese flags. With explanatory/summary text, sound, and a link to JapanZone.com providing brief history of imperial positon. Sound: Introduction, various narration. Movie: Clip, or clips discussing the relationship between the U.S. and Japan. Explanatory/summary text provided as well. Home Page
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  • On the Home Front: The United States at home during World War II Home PagePrevious Page U.S. Flag Animation Video Clip: U.S. mobilizing to War time economy; with Summary Text Propaganda Poster section, along with captions and summary text. Text: Photograph is linked to the Manzanar Historical site. Site has photographs and text discussing the internment of Japanese-American citizens in the United States during World War II. Text: Photograph is linked to a great web site covering the Second Great Migration of African-Americans out of the South to the industrial centers of the North during WWII. Summary Text provided. Narration telling students which key people, terms, and events to know for the AHSGE. On the Home Front focuses on the many changes taking place in the United States during World War II. These changes were complex: womens roles changed, African- Americans migrated yet again for better economic opportunities, Japanese- Americans were treated like traitors, and our economy undertook several changes, including the end of the Great Depression. Multimedia Elements: Video clip, propaganda posters, animation, links to photographs and information, narration.
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  • European Theater: War in Europe Home PagePrevious Page Animation: German ship, Bismarck Text: Movie Clip-beginning scene of Saving Private Ryan; summary text added. Maps: Map links to a set of maps along with dates and summary text; it is essentially a timeline. Also narrated. World War II music: Picture links to authentic music clips and lyric sheets of popular music during World War II. Assignment: Choose a WWII topic and write your own song or rap. Bonus: Record it (video or cd) and bring it to class. Text and Narration: Section focuses on key people and battles specifically geared toward AHSGE; text also has links to further images and readings. Alabama in World War II-Part of state requirements. Picture is linked to