Westwood's Elementary Curriculum Connections
Social Studies

Grade 5
US and World Wars
Contemporary US

Teacher/Parent Resources

 What Did You Do In the War Grandma?- An Oral History of Rhode Island Women during World War II . Written by students in the Honors English Program at South Kingstown High School.

America From the Great Depression to World War II- Prints, photographs and images from the FSA-OWI 1935-1945.

World War II: An American Scrapbook- Stories collected from parents and grandparents about World War II.

Posters of Persuasion- Online exhibit of 33 posters that were made to persuade the American public during World War II.

Timeline of the American Civil Rights Movement- Detailed timeline of important events in the American Civil Rights Movement.

 

Student Resources

The World Wars-Timeline from WWI to WWII including links to major events.

What Did You Do In the War Grandma?- An Oral History of Rhode Island Women during World War II . Written by students in the Honors English Program at South Kingstown High School.

World War II: An American Scrapbook- Stories collected from parents and grandparents about World War II,


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