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Subject Matter / Course: Social Studies

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Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
a
Ages: 9, 10
identify and interpret artifacts and primary and secondary source documents to understand events in history;
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
a
Ages: 10, 11
identify and interpret primary and secondary source documents to increase understanding of events and life in United States history to 1865;
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
a
Ages: 11, 12
analyze and interpret primary and secondary source documents to increase understanding of events and life in United States history from 1865 to the present;
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
b
Ages: 11, 12
locating and describing the major events and turning points of the war in Europe and the Pacific;
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
a
Ages: 12, 13
examine and interpret primary and secondary source documents;
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
a
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
identify, analyze, and interpret primary and secondary source documents, records, and data, including artifacts, diaries, letters, photographs, journals, newspapers, historical accounts, and art, to increase understanding of events and life in the United States;
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
h
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
interpret the significance of excerpts from famous speeches and other documents;
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
a
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
analyzing the causes and events that led to American involvement in the war, including military assistance to the United Kingdom and the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor;
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
b
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
describing and locating the major battles and turning points of the war in North Africa, Europe, and the Pacific, including Midway, Stalingrad, the Normandy landing (D-Day), and Truman’s decision to use the atomic bomb to force the surrender of Japan;
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
c
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
describing the role of all-minority military units, including the Tuskegee Airmen and Nisei regiments;
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
a
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
explaining how the United States mobilized its economic, human, and military resources;
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
a
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
describing outcomes of World War II, including political boundary changes, the formation of the United Nations, and the Marshall Plan;
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
c
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
examining events related to the rise, aggression, and human costs of dictatorial regimes in the Soviet Union, Germany, Italy, and Japan, and identifying their major leaders, i.e., Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Benito Mussolini, Hirohito, and Hideki Tojo.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 9, 10
Why are native peoples called “Indians”?
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
USI.1a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i
Ages: 10, 11
The student will demonstrate skills for historical and geographical analysis and responsible citizenship, including the ability to a) identify and interpret primary and secondary source documents to increase understanding of events and life in United States history to 1865; b) make connections between the past and the present; c) sequence events in United States history from pre-Columbian times to 1865; d) interpret ideas and events from different historical perspectives; e) evaluate and discuss issues orally and in writing; f) analyze and interpret maps to explain relationships among landforms, water features, climatic characteristics, and historical events; g) distinguish between parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude; h) interpret patriotic slogans and excerpts from notable speeches and documents; i) identify the costs and benefits of specific choices made, including the consequences, both intended and unintended, of the decisions and how people and nations responded to positive and negative incentives.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
USII.1a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i
Ages: 11, 12
The student will demonstrate skills for historical and geographical analysis and responsible citizenship, including the ability to a) analyze and interpret primary and secondary source documents to increase understanding of events and life in United States history from 1865 to the present; b) make connections between the past and the present; c) sequence events in United States history from 1865 to the present; d) interpret ideas and events from different historical perspectives; e) evaluate and debate issues orally and in writing; f) analyze and interpret maps that include major physical features; g) use parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude to describe hemispheric location; h) interpret patriotic slogans and excerpts from notable speeches and documents; i) identify the costs and benefits of specific choices made, including the consequences, both intended and unintended, of the decisions and how people and nations responded to positive and negative incentives.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Opposition by American Indians to westward expansion (Battle of Little Bighorn, Sitting Bull, Geronimo)
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 10, 11
What are the ways location and topography influence important developments in the war, including major battles?
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Democratic nations (the United States, Great Britain, Canada) were known as the Allies. The Soviet Union joined the Allies after being invaded by Germany.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Allied leaders included Franklin D. Roosevelt and, later, Harry S. Truman (United States), Winston Churchill (Great Britain), and Joseph Stalin (Soviet Union).
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
On December 7, 1941, Japan attacked the United States at Pearl Harbor without warning.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Make connections between the past and the present.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Sequence events in United States history.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Interpret ideas and events from different historical perspectives.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Analyze and interpret maps that include major physical features.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Despite initial Axis success in both Europe and the Pacific, the Allies persevered and ultimately defeated Germany and Japan.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
What were the major events and turning points of World War II?
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Japan bombed Pearl Harbor.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
After Japan bombed Pearl Harbor, Germany declared war on the United States.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
The United States dropped two atomic bombs on Japan (Hiroshima and Nagasaki) in 1945, forcing Japan to surrender and ending World War II.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Sequence events in United States history.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Interpret events from different historical perspectives.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Analyze and interpret maps that include major physical features.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
World War II affected every aspect of American life.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Americans were asked to make sacrifices in support of the war effort and the ideals for which Americans fought.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
How did Americans at home support the war effort?
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Thousands of American women took jobs in defense plants during the war (e.g., Rosie the Riveter).
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Make connections between the past and the present.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 11, 12
Interpret ideas and events from different historical perspectives.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Many economic and political causes led to World War II. Major theaters of war included Africa, Europe, Asia, and the Pacific Islands. Leadership was essential to the Allied victory.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
What were the causes of World War II?
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
What were the major events of World War II?
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Who were the major leaders of World War II?
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Aggression by the totalitarian powers of Germany, Italy, Japan
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
D-Day (Allied invasion of Europe)
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Atomic bombs dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Franklin D. Roosevelt: U.S. president
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
George C. Marshall: U.S. general
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Winston Churchill: British prime minister
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Joseph Stalin: Soviet dictator
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Use maps, globes, artifacts, and pictures to analyze the physical and cultural landscapes of the world and to interpret the past.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Identify geographic features important to the study of world history.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Identify and compare contemporary political boundaries with the locations of civilizations, empires, and kingdoms.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
The outcomes of World War II included the war crimes trials, the division of Europe, plans to rebuild Germany and Japan, and the establishment of international cooperative organizations.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
What were the outcomes of World War II?
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Identify and compare contemporary political boundaries with the locations of civilizations, empires, and kingdoms.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Photographs
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
English: International language
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Differences in culture, language, religion
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
VUS.1a, b, c, d, e, f, g, h, i
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
The student will demonstrate skills for historical and geographical analysis and responsible citizenship, including the ability to a) identify, analyze, and interpret primary and secondary source documents, records, and data, including artifacts, diaries, letters, photographs, journals, newspapers, historical accounts, and art, to increase understanding of events and life in the United States; b) evaluate the authenticity, authority, and credibility of sources; c) formulate historical questions and defend findings, based on inquiry and interpretation; d) develop perspectives of time and place, including the construction of maps and various timelines of events, periods, and personalities in American history; e) communicate findings orally and in analytical essays or comprehensive papers; f) develop skills in discussion, debate, and persuasive writing with respect to enduring issues and determine how divergent viewpoints have been addressed and reconciled; g) apply geographic skills and reference sources to understand how relationships between humans and their environment have changed over time; h) interpret the significance of excerpts from famous speeches and other documents; i) identify the costs and benefits of specific choices made, including the consequences, both intended and unintended, of the decisions and how people and nations responded to positive and negative incentives.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Formulate historical questions and defend findings, based on inquiry and interpretation.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Develop perspectives of time and place.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Wartime strategies reflect the political and military goals of alliances, the resources on hand, and the geographical extent of the conflict.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
What was the overall strategy of America and its allies in World War II?
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
How did America’s strategy during World War II reflect available resources and the geographical scope of the conflict?
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
America and her allies (Britain, and the Soviet Union after being invaded by Germany) followed a "Defeat Hitler First" strategy. Most American military resources were targeted for Europe.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
In the Pacific, American military strategy called for an “island hopping” campaign, seizing islands closer and closer to Japan and using them as bases for air attacks on Japan, and for cutting off Japanese supplies through submarine warfare against Japanese shipping.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Following Pearl Harbor, Japan invaded the Philippines and Indonesia and planned to invade both Australia and Hawaii. Her leaders hoped that America would then accept Japanese predominance in Southeast Asia and the Pacific, rather than conduct a bloody and costly war to reverse Japanese gains.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Normandy landings (D-Day): American and Allied troops under Eisenhower landed in German-occupied France on June 6, 1944. Despite intense German opposition and heavy American casualties, the landings succeeded, and the liberation of western Europe from Hitler began.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Use of the atomic bomb: Facing the prospect of horrendous American and Japanese casualties if American forces were to invade Japan itself, President Harry Truman ordered the use of atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to force the Japanese to surrender. Tens of thousands of people were killed in both cities. Shortly after the bombs were used, the Japanese leaders surrendered, avoiding the need for American forces to invade Japan.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Formulate historical questions and defend findings, based on inquiry and interpretation.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Develop perspectives of time and place.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Apply geographic skills and reference sources to understand how relationships between humans and their environment have changed over time.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
The treatment of prisoners of war often reflects the savage nature of conflict and the cultural norms of a nation.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
How did the treatment of prisoners of war differ during the war?
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Japanese soldiers often committed suicide rather than surrender.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Identify, analyze, and interpret primary and secondary source documents, records, and data to increase understanding of events and life in the United States.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Formulate historical questions and defend findings, based on inquiry and interpretation.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Develop perspectives of time and place.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
The draft (selective service) was used to provide personnel for the military.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Formulate historical questions and defend findings, based on inquiry and interpretation.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Develop perspectives of time and place.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Identify the costs and benefits of specific choices made, including the consequences, both intended and unintended, of the decisions and how people and nations responded to positive and negative incentives.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Contributions to the war effort came from all segments of society. Women entered into previously male job roles as African Americans and others struggled to obtain desegregation of the armed forces and end discriminatory hiring practices.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
How did women and minorities contribute to America’s efforts during World War II?
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Identify, analyze, and interpret primary and secondary source documents, records, and data to increase understanding of events and life in the United States.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Formulate historical questions and defend findings, based on inquiry and interpretation.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
The forcible removal of the American Indians from their lands continued throughout the remainder of the nineteenth century as settlers continued to move west following the Civil War.
Virginia
Social Studies
Wind Talkers: Navajo Code Talkers in WWII
Ages: 14, 15, 16, 17
Analyze primary and secondary source documents.

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