WWII in the Pacific Film Worksheet lesson plan

WWII in the Pacific Film Worksheet

The “WWII in the Pacific Film Worksheet” comprehensively examines the Second World War in Asia and the Pacific. The film “The Road to War – JAPAN” serves as the primary source of information and analysis in this film study. The worksheet accompanying this film is designed to help students understand the political, economic, ideological, and social issues that led to the outbreak of war in the Pacific region.

One of the major events discussed in this film is the Manchurian Crisis, which occurred in the early 1930s and marked Japan’s first territorial expansion in China. This crisis set the stage for further military actions by Japan in the Pacific and played a significant role in the build-up to the Second World War.

Another critical event highlighted in this film is the 2nd Sino-Japanese war, which lasted from 1937 to 1945 and was fought between the Empire of Japan and the Republic of China. This war was a significant escalation of tensions in the Pacific region and helped to create an environment of conflict and instability that ultimately led to the Second World War.

Finally, the bombing of Pearl Harbour is a significant event in the film and is discussed in detail. This surprise attack by the Japanese on the US military base in Hawaii in 1941 marked the entry of the United States into the Second World War and profoundly impacted the course of the conflict in the Pacific.

The “WWII in the Pacific Film Worksheet” consists of questions designed to help students analyse the political, economic, ideological, and social factors that led to the outbreak of war in the Pacific region. This worksheet provides an interactive and engaging way for students to learn about the events and circumstances that shaped the Second World War in the Pacific region.

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Resource Information

Description:Student activities include a film which includes a student worksheet.
Estimated lessons:1-2
Ages14-18 years
Format Word Document

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