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These standards relate to the Second World War as taught in a World History class.

Teachers and parents seeking the full range of curriculum standards which can be served by movies relating to the Second World War should carefully review the standards applicable to their state. The following standards relate to the Second World War for the eleven most populous states. Some state standards, e.g., Pennsylvania, do not refer to specific historical events focusing on skills and understanding general historical concepts. Most of these, however,can be applied to the Second World War, a major event in world history with which students should be familiar. For the most part, we have not included standards which apply to general concepts or to skills of analysis or performance.


California Content Standards: History-Social Science: Grade 10: World History, Culture and Geography: The Modern World: Standard 10.8;

Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills: No standards found;

New York Learning Standards: Social Studies: Standard 2, World History: Key Idea 2 for Intermediate & Commencement;

Florida Sunshine State Standards: Social Studies: Grades 6-8: Time Continuity and Change: SS.A.3.3 and Grades 9-12: Time Continuity and Change: SS.A.3.4

Illinois Learning Standards: Social Science; History: State Goal 16: Late High School: 16.B.5a(W) & 16.B.5b(W)

Pennsylvania Academic Standards: History: General Standards.

Ohio Academic Content Standards: Social Studies: Grade 9: History: 20th Century Conflict: 10 and 11;

Michigan Content Standards and Working Draft Benchmarks No standards found;

New Jersey Core Curriculum Content Standards: Social Studies: World History: Standard 6.3: Through Grade 12: 6.3.12: F: 2;

Georgia Performance Standards: Grades 9-12: World History: SSWH17 and SSWH18;

North Carolina Standard Course of Study: Ninth Grade, World History: 5.03.

Last updated November 13, 2008.

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