World War II for Elementary Students
These websites are about World War II. Learn why the war started and what life was like for children during the war. Includes games, quizzes, videos, and audio interviews with World War II veterans. There are links to eThemes resources on the Holocaust and the 1930s.
The Home Front
This is an interactive look at WWII from a British perspective. This page, written for kids, covers women in the war, music during that time period, rationing, and other topics. Click on the images and not the underlined words.
Children of World War II
Learn more about what life was like for a child in England during World War II. Includes interactive activities, letters, and more.
Slideshow of War Planes
Here is a slideshow of 3D planes that were used during World War II.
Scholastic: World War II Remembered
Explore the different topics for classroom activity ideas relating to World War II.
Disney Goes to War
View pictures of Disney cartoon characters during World War II. Scroll down to the bottom of the page for a slideshow of these pictures.
eThemes Resource: Holocaust
These sites are about the Holocaust and the devastating impact that it had on Jewish people and others. Also includes information about Adolf Hitler, concentration camps, crematoriums, and resistance fighters. There are videos of survivors talking about their experiences, plus many photos. Includes links to eThemes Resources on World War II and "The Diary of Anne Frank."
eThemes Resource: Decade: 1930-1939
These sites are about the history and events of the 1930s. Learn more about the causes and effects of the Great Depression. There are many primary documents, including oral histories, photographs, newspaper articles, and audio files. Also includes maps and timelines. There are links to eThemes Resources on books set in the 1930s.
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