Forecast Cloudy with a Slight Chance of Showers: The Delay of the D-Day Invasion (1944)

Lesson Plan Content
In this lesson students will gain a better understanding of how particular weather systems are created, while also analyzing how people make decisions based on the weather. Students will increase their knowledge of the Allied invasion in Normandy, France, by investigating the role that weather played in the decision to invade the European continent.
Suzanne Vogt
Grade Range: 
High School
2-3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
3: Physical Systems
5: Environment and Society
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
7: The physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth's surface
15: How physical systems affect human systems
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past