US History/Poster or Booklet on World War II (You can either make a booklet or a poster on WW2)

Write at least 6 sentences of explanation in each square. Each square must contain at least 4 underlined facts taken from your notes or your research

Explain:

US Involvement: Why did the US hesitate to participate in the war? Why did the US jump in? Explain events that influenced US hesitation and involvement.

Explain:

Pearl Harbor: Explain what happened, why, and its effect on US attitude towards WWII

 

Explain:

Military Strategy:  Explain the military strategy at Midway, Normandy(D Day), Iwo Jima.  (What happened, how the US prepared, what military tactics were used, the significance of the battle, who won the battle, and why)

 

Explain:

Military Strategy:  Explain the military strategy at Okinawa, Battle of Bulge. (What happened, how the US prepared, what military tactics were used, the significance of the battle, who won the battle, and why)

 

Explain:

Special Fighting Forces: Explain the roles of these fighting forces, and how the American public responded to them:  Tuskegee Airmen

 

Drawing. Do NOT use print outs from the computer. You must draw and color a drawing of a WWII event.

Drawing. Do NOT use print outs from the computer. You must draw and color a drawing of a WWII event

Explain:

Impact of the War at home:: constitutional issues, including internment of Japanese Americans, restrictions on Italian and German resident aliens. Why did this happen, how was it justified, how did people feel about it, and would it happen again?

 

Drawing. Do NOT use print outs from the computer. You must draw and color a drawing of a WWII event

 

Rubric: Poster on World War II

Write at least 6 sentences of explanation in each square. Each square must contain at least 4 underline facts taken from your notes or your research

Explain:

1)      US Involvement: Why did the US hesitate to participate in the war? Why did the US jump in? Explain events that influenced US hesitation and involvement.)

 

Contains/doesn’t contain 6 sentences

Contains 4 or more facts/less than 4 facts

Facts underlined/not underlined

All parts of questions answered/some parts answered

Good explanation/fair explanation/insufficient explanation

Seems plagiarized

 

Explain:

Pearl Harbor: Explain what happened, why, and its effect on US attitude towards WWII

 

Contains/doesn’t contain 6 sentences

Contains 4 or more facts/less than 4 facts

Facts underlined/not underlined

All parts of questions answered/some parts answered

Good explanation/fair explanation/insufficient explanation

Seems plagiarized

 

Explain:

Military Strategy:  Explain the military strategy at Midway, Normandy(D Day), Iwo Jima.  (What happened, how the US prepared, what military tactics were used, the significance of the battle, who won the battle, and why)

 

Contains/doesn’t contain 6 sentences

Contains 4 or more facts/less than 4 facts

Facts underlined/not underlined

All parts of questions answered/some parts answered

Good explanation/fair explanation/insufficient explanation

Seems plagiarized

 

 

Explain:

Military Strategy:  Explain the military strategy at Okinawa, Battle of Bulge. (What happened, how the US prepared, what military tactics were used, the significance of the battle, who won the battle, and why)

 

Contains/doesn’t contain 6 sentences

Contains 4 or more facts/less than 4 facts

Facts underlined/not underlined

All parts of questions answered/some parts answered

Good explanation/fair explanation/insufficient explanation

Seems plagiarized

 

Explain:

Special Fighting Forces: Explain the roles of these fighting forces, and how the American public responded to them:  Tuskegee Airmen

 

Contains/doesn’t contain 6 sentences

Contains 4 or more facts/less than 4 facts

Facts underlined/not underlined

All parts of questions answered/some parts answered

Good explanation/fair explanation/insufficient explanation

Seems plagiarized

 

 

 

Drawing. Do NOT use print outs from the computer. You must draw and color a drawing of a WWII event.

 

Excellent drawing

Good drawing

Drawing insufficient

No drawing

 

Drawing. Do NOT use print outs from the computer. You must draw and color a drawing of a WWII event

 

Excellent drawing

Good drawing

Drawing insufficient

No drawing

 

Explain:

Impact of the War at home:: constitutional issues, including internment of Japanese Americans, restrictions on Italian and German resident aliens. Why did this happen, how was it justified, how did people feel about it, and would it happen again?

 

Contains/doesn’t contain 6 sentences

Contains 4 or more facts/less than 4 facts

Facts underlined/not underlined

All parts of questions answered/some parts answered

Good explanation/fair explanation/insufficient explanation

Seems plagiarized

 

Drawing. Do NOT use print outs from the computer. You must draw and color a drawing of a WWII event

 

Excellent drawing

Good drawing

Drawing insufficient

No drawing

 

 


 

11.7 Students analyze America's participation in World War II.

Booklet project on World War II

 

Book Project: Each chapter must contain a full page of writing, at least 3 paragraphs, with colored drawing for each section. Each page must contain at least 3 underlined facts, and the points FULLY explained. Each paragraph must have at least 6 sentences. If you plagiarize you will receive a failing grade. You must include a bibliography. Include a title for each chapter. Do not write the questions.

 

Chapters:

 

1)  US Involvement: Why did the US hesitate to participate in the war? Why did the US jump in? Explain events that influenced US hesitation and involvement.

 

2)  Pearl Harbor: Explain what happened, why, and its effect on US attitude towards WWII

 

3)  Military Strategy:  Explain the military strategy at Midway, Normandy(D Day), Iwo Jima.  (What happened, how the US prepared, what military tactics were used, the significance of the battle, who won the battle, and why)

 

4) Military Strategy:  Explain the military strategy at Okinawa, Battle of Bulge. (What happened, how the US prepared, what military tactics were used, the significance of the battle, who won the battle, and why)

 

5)  Special Fighting Forces: Explain the roles of these fighting forces, and how the American public responded to them:  Tuskegee Airmen

 

6) Special Fighting Forces: Explain the roles of these fighting forces, and how the American public responded to them: 442nd Regimental Combat team, Navajo Code Talkers.

 

7)  Marshall Plan: What was it, why was it proposed, who accepted and rejected it, and why.

 

8)  Impact of the War at home:: constitutional issues, including internment of Japanese Americans, restrictions on Italian and German resident aliens. Why did this happen, how was it justified, how did people feel about it, and would it happen again?


 

 

Rubric WW2 Booklet

 

Table of Contents

a)      Good Table of Contents

b)      No Table of Contents

c)      Incomplete Table of Contents

 

Bibliography

a) Good Bibliography, correct format

b) Bibliography has incorrect format

c) No Bibliography

d) Search engines like Yahoo.com are not web sites

 

Art

a) Excellent illustrations

b) Good illustrations

c) Incomplete illustrations

d) No illustrations

e) No white can be present, all of illustration page not colored

f) Fair illustrations, somewhat messy

 

Explanations

a) Excellent explanations

b) Good explanations

c) Fair explanations

d) Facts underlined

e) Facts not underlined

f) Explanations not sufficient (3 paragraphs each page required)

g) Some sections missing

h) Explanations seem like they might be plagiarized

i) Use more of your own words, too close to my notes or text

j) Paragraphs too short: each paragraph must have at least 6 sentences