What were the causes of World War I?
Why is war often referred to glorious?
Why did soldiers continue to volunteer when they knew they were going to die?
Why did the US become involved in the War?
What would have happened if the US had not become involved?
Why did the President Wilsons League of Nations to promote world peace fail?
What would compel a world rich in technological innovation and advancing science and rationality to pursue such a destructive course of action?
Students develop creative writing skill with journal entries.
Students research skills will be develop in preparation of a project paper.
Student public speaking skills enhanced though class presentations
Student be introduced to a variety of history related Internet resources.
Student’s knowledge will be assessed by the quality and historical accuracy of journal entries, project presentation and paper. Students will be graded upon class particaption and sharing information discoved in their resarch. Students will be rquired to take a comprehensive exam covering the World War I.
Students will be required to maintain a detailed journal of their experiences at the front, which will integrate factual and personal accounts of the war.
Students complete a series of work sheets reviewing text materials
Students will complete a presentation before the class and prepare a 5-page report detailing the purpose and consequences of a major WWI battle.
|There ere are a wide variety of excellent resouce liks on the internet. I would double check the sites to besure they are still active. This is the first video war and the use of video resources on WWI is a tremendous assest in gaining student interest.
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