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World War II

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How did the Great Depression affect political life in Germany and Japan? What were the issues that led to World War II? What role should the United States play in foreign affairs? These are our essential questions as we explore World War II in grade 8 social studies. Click on “more” to see details of the assignments that we have completed in class.

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Social Studies Week 3

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This week, we move into the digital realm. We will check the accuracy of our “from memory maps,” using online satellite imagery and we will learn how to use the “create my map” function on google maps.  See google’s custom maps tutorial here!

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