Grade Range: 6-8Resource Type(s): Lessons & Activities, Reference MaterialsDuration: 70 MinutesDate Posted: 6/3/2009
Students will analyze and interpret magazine covers from July 1942, when some five hundred publications featured the stars and stripes to promote national unity, rally support for the war, and celebrate Independence Day. Students will then create their own magazine covers for the July 1942 "United We Stand" campaign.
Hands-on learning, Interdisciplinary, Multimedia instruction, Museum education, Small group instruction
Lessons & Activities
This image, said to be the most popular poster design of World War II, appeared as a billboard in...
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Molly McIntire is a young girl growing up in America during World War II. When her class starts a...
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