Activity 4:
Denmark in WWII

Many books about World War II take place in Germany. This story takes place in Denmark.



What role did Denmark play in WWII? Create a poster showing the events of WWII in Denmark.


Process and Resources

  1. Learn about Danish culture and landmarks. Do you think the book was accurate?
  2. Compare maps of pre-war and post-war World War II. Learn about the Jews of Denmark. Trace the movement of Jews out of Denmark. Use the Mapmaker software by Tom Snyder Productions to create your own maps.

Project Guidelines

Use the following guidelines for completing your project:

  • Include maps, photos, timelines, and diagrams in your poster.
  • Include elements of the novel such as people and places.


What role did other nations play during World War II? Learn more about another country and compare your findings.


Teacher Resources
Student Resources

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