World War II

World War II

Lisa Zamosky and Wendy Conklin

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743906685

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Description

In 1939, another war that would encompass the world began in Europe. World War II began as a conflict of beliefs concerning government among countries in Europe. The United States stayed on the sidelines, unwilling to become involved in the war until Japan attacked a Pacific Fleet of the United States Navy at Pearl Harbor in Hawaii.

Reading Level
Lexile
720L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
R
ATOS
4.6
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Government History Military People & Places Reference & Study Aids Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
5th Grade 6th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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