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Monday, March 26, 2012

World War II - Flipped Classroom/Study Resources

Use the resources below to prepare for class.  Students are expected to bring notes on the materials to class in order to fuel class discussion and course activities.  Coming to class unprepared will severely limit a student's understanding of the topics. 
World War II is a multifaceted topic.  Of course, with the AP exam, very rarely do they discuss any battles.  Knowing some of you are interested in how the war played out, I've provided links for such information.  However, due to the nature of the AP exam, I would limit my time reviewing such material, even for our class test.

Topic Outlines:
Chapter 34 Notes
Chapter 35 Notes

Podcasts (click link to listen):
Stuff you missed in History Class Podcast from 
Who was Rosie the Riveter?
How the Tuskegee Airmen Worked 
The Bloodiest Battles of WWII
How Hitler's Propaganda Machine Worked
Sink the Bismarck!

Class notes - The United States and World War II (NO BATTLES)
Presentation on World War II, including Battles
Presentation on Use of the Atomic Bomb

Interactive Assignments:
Outbreak of War
Wartime Propaganda
US Enters the War
American Mobilization on the Homefront
Women and Minorities in the War
Japanese Internment
Potsdam Conference
Allied Victory

The War - Ken Burns - Extended Preview

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