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Grade Range: 6-8
Resource Type(s): Reference Materials, Lessons & Activities
Duration: 70 minutes
Date 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.
United States History Standards (Grades 5-12)
Historical Thinking Standards (Grades 5-12)
Standards For English Language Arts (Grades K-12)
4: Students adjust their use of spoken, written, and visual language (e.g., conventions, style, vocabulary) to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different purposes.
8: Students use a variety of technological and information resources (e.g., libraries, databases, computer networks, video) to gather and synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.