This site was developed by Carole Parsons, a 5th grade teacher at Millbrook Elementary School. This lesson is part of a unit on WW II for the 5th grade Social Studies classes. Students are also working on performing a play based on the attack on Pearl Harbor, reading a WWII novel, and using extensive PowerPoint presentations to provide additional information to enhance the text.

World War II, the Homefront

Women At War

Victory Gardens

War Bonds

Defense Plants

Rationing

Recycling

Wartime Entertainment

Supporting the Troops Back Home

Related Links

 

SC Social Studies Standards for 5th grade:

 

Ruth Patrick Science Education Center

Aiken County Schools


 

http://rpsec.usca.edu/Classwork731sp2006/lesson/parsons/default (February 2006)

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