Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

In this lesson, students will learn about Paul Tibbets and his mission to drop the atomic bomb. Students will explore how the unselfish actions of he and his crew helped to bring the war with Japan to a close. Through his example, they will learn how they can act unseflishly in their own lives.

Subjects:

  • Social Studies > Civics
  • Social Studies > United States History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Individual Responsibility Military World War Two

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

American Portraits
Update Standards?

D2.Civ.2.K-2: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain how all people, not just official leaders, play important roles in a community.

D2.Civ.10.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Analyze the impact and the appropriate roles of personal interests and perspectives on the application of civic virtues, democratic principles, constitutional rights, and human rights.

D2.Civ.13.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Evaluate public policies in terms of intended and unintended outcomes, and related consequences.

D2.His.1.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Evaluate how historical events and developments were shaped by unique circumstances of time and place as well as broader historical contexts.

D2.His.3.9-12: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Use questions generated about individuals and groups to assess how the significance of their actions changes over time and is shaped by the historical context.

D2.His.5.3-5: College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards

Explain connections among historical contexts and people's perspectives at the time.
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