Students read interviews with World War II veterans, then interview family or community members who fought in the war.
ObjectivesStudents gain an understanding of World War II and practice research skills as they write and conduct interviews with World War II veterans.
World War II, veterans, interviews
Our Veterans Memorial or other print and/or online interviews of World War II veterans
Lesson PlanEncourage students to read the interviews at Our Veterans Memorial or in other print and online resources. Then ask them to locate family or community members who fought in World War II and interview them about their experiences.
AssessmentEvaluate students' interviews on the degree to which their questions demonstrate their understanding of the war.
Lesson Plan SourceEducation World