March 30 - April 3
1. Craft - Propaganda
2. Key Points – Axis Vs. Allies
3. Collaborative - Headlines
4. Language Arts - V-mail
5. Math/Logic - Rationing
6. Character Connection – “First they came for the...”
7. Big Activity - Battleship
8. Movement - Capture the Flag
Celebration of Peace: April 8
Read through the fireworks and choose about five that you think might interest your child. Allow him or her to select 1-3 of them.
Make a PowerPoint presentation about WWII.
Watch a movie about the Tuskegee Airmen: https://youtu.be/BpA6TC0T_Lw
Write a thank-you letter to an active soldier or veteran.
Study the popular music of the World War II era. What did the tunes and lyrics say about this time period? Compare music of those days to today's music. Write your thoughts about the comparison.
Rewrite history. Write the history of WWII, but change it, according to how you wish the war would have ended.
View some letters from WWII: http://www.private-art.com/framens.html Using inspiration from these letters, write a short historical fiction story from WWII.
Make up your own secret code. Share it with your friends. Write secret messages to each other.
Illustrate a WWII timeline.
Interview a WWII veteran.