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World Conflicts for Elementary School - Chapter Summary
These video lessons will help your child understand world conflicts in order to better understand these topics in their social studies classroom. You can use this as a homework supplement or to help your child study before a test. Thanks to our short video lessons, your child will love learning from their own home. Furthermore, you'll appreciate how easy it is to navigate from concept to concept, allowing your child to learn at their own pace. At the end of each lesson, our short quizzes will help you see how well your child is doing.
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help with world conflicts will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about world conflicts.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding social studies topics that focus on world conflicts.
- Students with learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about world conflicts
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning social studies (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about world conflicts
- Students who struggle to understand their social studies teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra social studies resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover world conflicts topics your student needs to learn or review.
- Press play and watch the video lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Refer to the video transcripts and highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about world conflicts.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands world conflicts by completing the World Conflicts for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. Israeli-Palestinian Conflict: Lesson for Kids
The Israeli-Palestinian Conflict is a long battle between two people who are related. In this lesson, you will learn about the history of war that seems to have no end.
2. 9/11 Activities & Information for Kids
9/11 can be an especially sensitive subject for kids who may not be old enough to understand what happened. Having the right approach when teaching students about 9/11 will be key to helping them process and understand why it's such an important part of our history. Read on to learn about different 9/11 activities for varying age groups.
3. 9/11 Facts: Lesson for Kids
America was attacked in a way it could not prepare for. As ashes and fragments overtook the city of New York. America came together and joined forces to recover and rise above the pain. Today's lesson will give an overview of the events of 9/11.
4. Anzac Day Facts: Lesson for Kids
Many countries have holidays that honor the people who have served their country in the military. Australia and New Zealand observe a holiday like that called ANZAC Day. Come learn about this special day, what ANZAC means, why red poppies are part of the day's ceremonies, and some other interesting facts about this somber holiday.
5. Cold War Lesson for Kids: Facts & Timeline
The Cold War was a conflict between the United States and the U.S.S.R., which is also known as the Soviet Union. After World War II, they stopped being allies and became enemies because they had different beliefs about how countries should be run.
6. D-Day Lesson for Kids: History & Facts
In this lesson, you'll learn how the Allied powers performed like magicians and used trickery to fool German forces and help the D-Day invasion succeed during World War II.
7. The Holocaust Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts
Throughout history, human beings have done some pretty terrible things to each other. One of those terrible acts was what the Nazi's did to Jewish people during the Holocaust. This lesson will teach you the basics of this dark time in human history.
8. Pearl Harbor Attack Facts: Lesson for Kids
The biggest attack on an American naval base happened in a matter of two hours. It caused major damage and major loss of life. In this lesson you will learn about this historic attack on Pearl Harbor.
9. War of 1812 Lesson for Kids: Facts & Summary
In this lesson you'll learn some interesting facts about the War of 1812, often referred to as America's 'second war of independence.' Discover how this war impacted the White House and inspired the Star Spangled Banner.
10. Wars of the Roses Facts: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson you will learn about the Wars of the Roses, a 30-year battle between the House of York and the House of Lancaster for control of the English throne.
11. World War I Facts: Lesson for Kids
World War I (WWI) created friends between some countries while creating enemies between others. In this lesson you'll learn about World War I, a war in which new weapons and new ways of fighting were used.
12. Causes of World War I: Lesson for Kids
World War I erupted in Europe in 1914 and led to the loss of many lives. But why did the war begin in the first place? In this lesson, you will discover the four main causes of the war and the event that sparked its outbreak.
13. World War II Facts: Lesson for Kids
World War II, from 1939-1945, was a horrible war fought by many countries. In this lesson, you will learn about the war, how good people saved others, and what happened afterwards.
14. Causes of World War II: Lesson for Kids
Discover the several causes of World War II. Examine how the failure of the Treaty of Versailles, economic hardships and fascism lead to the need for a second world war.
15. Iraq War Facts: Lesson for Kids
The Iraq War started in 2003 and lasted through 2011. This lesson will teach you about things that led up to the war, why a group of countries invaded Iraq, what happened after the Iraqi dictator was removed, and some other interesting information about this war.
16. Spanish-American War Lesson for Kids: Causes & Summary
The Spanish-American War started in 1898 when the United States declared war on Spain. In this lesson, discover the causes of the Spanish-American War, learn about significant war battles, and find out the results of the end of the war.
17. Spanish-American War Timeline: Lesson for Kids
This lesson presents a timeline of the major events of the Spanish-American War, which lasted for a short time in 1898, but changed the roles that Spain and America played in the world.
18. Korean War Lesson for Kids: Summary, Facts & Timeline
The Korean War was a three year long battle for territory and political power. In this lesson, discover the ins and outs of a war that has officially never ended!
19. Causes of the Korean War: Lesson for Kids
President Truman saw no other choice but to intervene and join a war whose start took many by surprise. In this lesson, discover what led to the Korean War, the first official war of the Cold War era.
20. Persian Gulf War Lesson for Kids: Summary & Facts
This lesson talks about the Persian Gulf War, which took place in the Middle East in 1990 and 1991. Find out what caused the war, how the world reacted, and how the war was won in this lesson.
21. Crimean War Lesson for Kids: Summary & Facts
The Crimean War occurred in the 1850s and involved several different countries fighting over religious and land issues. In this lesson, learn about the countries involved in the Crimean War, identify the sources of conflict, and learn about the resolutions of the war.
22. Causes of the Crimean War: Lesson for Kids
Would you want someone else coming into your country and telling you how you could treat different groups of people? Well, the Ottoman Empire didn't like that either, and that's how the Crimean War started. Learn all about it in this lesson.
23. The Battle of Balaclava: Lesson for Kids
The Battle of Balaclava, including the famous Charge of the Light Brigade, took place during the Crimean War. Learn about the battle and why it's still so famous today.
24. The Boer War Lesson for Kids: Summary & Facts
From 1899 to 1902, a group of South African farmers called Boers fought Great Britain for independence in a conflict known as the Boer War. Learn about the origins and legacy of their fighting in this lesson.
25. Armenian Genocide Facts: Lesson for Kids
This lesson explores the Armenian genocide, which took place during World War I. Find out about the Armenian people, their place in the Ottoman Empire, and the tragedy that happened during this time.
26. WWI Trench Warfare Lesson for Kids: Explanation & Facts
Learn why soldiers dug trenches to be safe from artillery and machine-gun fire during the First World War. This lesson also covers the parts of a trench system, including the different types of trenches and a definition for 'no man's land.'
27. Archduke Franz Ferdinand Lesson for Kids: Facts & Assassination
This lesson talks about Archduke Franz Ferdinand, who was in line to become emperor of Austria-Hungary in the early 1900s. Find out about his life and how his death changed the history of the world.
28. Pacific Theater in World War II Facts: Lesson for Kids
The United States and Japan fought throughout the Pacific Ocean in World War II from 1941 to 1945, a part of the war remembered as the Pacific Theater. Learn about how the fighting in this part of the world began and ended during WWII in this lesson.
29. Germany in World War II Facts: Lesson for Kids
In 1939, Germany invaded Poland. This lead to World War II, the greatest conflict in human history, in which millions of German soldiers and civilians would die. Learn about Germany's part in WWII in this lesson.
30. How did World War II End? - Lesson for Kids
The ending of World War II came in two stages. In this lesson, discover how the Allies gained victory over the two fronts in the world's second great war.
31. Battle of Britain Lesson for Kids: Facts & Summary
In summer and fall of 1940, British and Nazi German pilots fought for control of the skies in the Battle of Britain. Learn about this battle and how it proved to be one of the major turning points of the Second World War in this lesson.
32. World War II Allied & Axis Powers: Lesson for Kids
While dozens of nations participated in World War II, only two sides fought one another: the Allied powers and the Axis powers. Learn about the origins of these military alliances and their role in the war in this lesson.
33. Battle of Shiloh Lesson for Kids: Summary & Facts
The Battle of Shiloh was one of the most violent battles of the American Civil War. In this lesson, learn about the events leading up to the battle, identify the key military leaders for both sides, and learn about the results of this battle.
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