Angela Angela

World War II lesson plan
High school level


In this lesson, students will learn about the main events that happened in World War II and its impact in society, politics and the economy.


Main Aims

  • Help students to understand the social, political and economic impact that the WWII left behind.

Subsidiary Aims

  • Help students to understand how certain events occurred in WWII affected human right, and the collective way of thinking


Warmer/Lead-in (7-0 minutes) • To set lesson context and engage students

Teachers will show a video to their students giving an introduction to the main theme (WWII).

Teach the class (20-25 minutes) • To teach the students the main theme.

The teacher is going to give a presentation of the main events of WWII.

Exposure (0-6 minutes) • To provide a model of the task and highlight useful words and phrases

Teacher will explain the task and its requirements, and give an example as well.

Task (8-10 minutes) • To provide an opportunity to practice target productive skills

Comparative Chart. This activity must contain the main consequences of this war for Germany, Italy, Japan, United Kingdom, Soviet Union, China, and United States as well.

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