1. The program begins with an introduction of the three major groups of participants in WWII: Rosie the Riveters, GI Joes, and the Women’s Army Corps (WACs)
2. Students are introduced to Dorothy Wise, a young woman who worked as a WOW (Women Ordnance Worker) and then as a WAC (Women’s Army Corps)
3. Students use deductive reasoning skills to identify geographical and cultural clues in archival photographs and documents
Students will use deductive reasoning skills to identify geographical and cultural clues in archival photographs and documents.
Students will understand the vast and lasting impact the establishment of the Women’s Army Corps had on many facets of American society.
Students will analyze primary source documents such as newspaper articles, political cartoons, facts, and photographs to understand the climate and dichotomy of political views.
NSS-G.K-12.1 The World in Spatial Terms
NSS-G.K-12.2 Places and Regions
NSS-USH.5-12.8 Era 8 The Great Depression and World War II
Virginia Standards of Learning
History: 3.1, 3.2, 3.4, 3.5
English: 3.1, 3.2