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Subject Matter / Course: Social Studies

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Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
7
Ages: 8, 9, 10
Analyze sources of information (e.g., newspapers from other towns, souvenirs, web-sites) that reflect different cultural traits.
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
3
Ages: 16, 17
Analyze major human conflicts to determine the role of physical and cultural geographic features in the causes, conflict, and outcomes.
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
14.5.17
Ages: 10
Identify Pearl Harbor as the event that prompted the U.S. to enter World War II.
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
14.5.18
Ages: 10
Identify Allied and Axis powers during World War II and describe the wartime goals of each.
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
16.5.38
Ages: 10
Identify the causes, course, and effects of World War II, including: the rise of totalitarian governments in Germany, Italy, and Japan; the bombing of Pearl Harbor, the battles of Normandy and Stalingrad, the dropping of the atomic bombs on Japan.
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
16.5.40
Ages: 10
Identify the impact of World War II on civilians, including: women, African Americans, and Japanese Americans.
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
14.8.22
Ages: 13
Identify the events leading to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
16.8.20
Ages: 13
Identify elements of early western migration (e.g., experiences and routes of settlers on overland trails; reasons for and destinations of major westward migrations, including those to Oregon, California, and Mormon settlements; impact of western expansion on American Indian nations).
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
16.8.28
Ages: 13
Understand influences on the development of the American West (e.g., the struggle over water rights; interaction among Native Americans, ranchers, miners, and explorers; availability of cheap land and transportation in the West; the role of railroads in the loss of Native American lands and buffalo annihilation; monopolies and trade with the East; the development of resources through mining, ranching, and agriculture and resulting population and economic patterns; reasons people settled in the West).
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
16.8.39
Ages: 13
Understand significant events of World War II, including: major battles at Midway, Normandy, Stalingrad, Kursk, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and the Battle of the Bulge; key political leaders of the Allies and Axis powers, including: Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler, and Joseph Stalin; the human cost of the war; the decision to drop the atomic bombs.
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
16.8.41
Ages: 13
Identify the home front during World War II, including: rationing of resources, the increased role of women in the workforce, improvements in production of arms and other materials, the internment of Japanese Americans.
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
16.8.88
Ages: 13
Understand the causes, course, and outcome of World War II (e.g., how the failure of the League of Nations contributed to the outbreak of World War II; major turning points of the war, principal theaters of conflict; political, diplomatic, and military leaders, including Winston Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Emperor Hirohito, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Joseph Stalin, Douglas MacArthur, and Dwight D. Eisenhower; the internment of Japanese Americans and the decision to drop atomic bombs on Japan).
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
16.8.100
Ages: 13
Identify significant historical events and individuals in Illinois history, including: Cahokia; environmental changes made by early settlers; French explorers (e.g., Jacques Marquette, Louis Joliet, and Robert Cavelier La Salle; the Northwest Ordinance of 1787 and Louisiana Purchase of 1803; the Mormons; the Galena lead mines; labor strife in the late 1800s; the Pullman strike; the roaring 20s; the significance of “Rosie the Riveter” the great migration from the south in World War II; Marshall Field; Joseph McCormick; the Chicago Tribune and Thomas Dewey as winner; Martin Luther King and the civil rights movement in Illinois; the opening of the St. Lawrence seaway in 1959; protests against the Vietnam War; the significance of the 1973 Sears Tower (then the world's tallest); the growth of minority voter populations; Illinois and global economy.
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
14.11.28
Ages: 16
Understand the U.S. decision to enter World War II, including the events leading to the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
14.11.29
Ages: 16
Understand the aftermath of World War II and the polarization of the Allied powers into Eastern and Western blocs; describe the concept of “sphere of influence” and its relationship to postwar strategies of former Allied nations.
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
16.11.41
Ages: 16
Understand circumstances prior to U.S. involvement in World War II (e.g., rise and aggression of totalitarian regimes in Italy, Germany, and Japan; American responses to German, Italian, and Japanese aggression in Europe, Africa, and Asia from 1935 to 1941; appeasement, isolationism, and war debates in Europe and the U.S. prior to the war; the bombing of Pearl Harbor and events that brought the U.S. into the war).
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
16.11.42
Ages: 16
Understand significant aspects of World War II (e.g., failure of the policy of appeasement; major battles at Midway, Normandy, Stalingrad, Kursk, Iwo Jima, Okinawa, and the Battle of the Bulge; turning points of the war and reason for Allied victory; key political leaders of the Allies and Axis powers, including Franklin D. Roosevelt, Winston Churchill, Adolf Hitler, and Joseph Stalin; characteristics of the European, African, and Pacific theaters of battle; role and sacrifices of individual American soldiers, as well as the unique contributions of military special forces such as Tuskegee Airmen and Navajo Code talkers; the human cost of the war; the decision to drop the atomic bombs and the consequences of this decision).
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
16.11.44
Ages: 16
Understand the impact of World War II on the home front (e.g., impact of mobilization for war, including the location of industry, the use of resources, war bond drives, and women and minorities in the workforce, including its long-term effects; major developments in aviation, weaponry, and medicine; constitutional issues and impact of internment of Japanese Americans and restrictions on German and Italian resident aliens; the roles and growing political demands of African Americans).
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
16.11.66
Ages: 16
Understand the significant achievements of Roman society (e.g., Roman contributions in the arts, sciences, language, religion, technology, architecture, and engineering; the role of Roman law in the development of western political ideas and rule of law).
Illinois
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
16.11.106
Ages: 16
Understand the causes, course, and outcome of World War II (e.g., how the failure of the League of Nations contributed to the outbreak of World War II; the role of appeasement, nonintervention, and domestic distractions in Europe and the U.S. prior to the outbreak of war; major turning points of the war, including the attack on Pearl Harbor and the battles of Midway, Kursk, Normandy, Iwo Jima, and the Battle of the Bulge; principal theaters of conflict, key strategic decisions of the war; political, diplomatic, and military leaders, including Churchill, Roosevelt, Emperor Hirohito, Hitler, Mussolini, Stalin, MacArthur, and Eisenhower; the internment of Japanese Americans and the decision to drop atomic bombs on Japan.

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