Allow students to investigate the battles and strategies of WWI with an engaging lesson that sparks inquiry and practices analysis skills as they collect data on key events in the Great World War One.
This inquiry and data and image analysis activity guides students through the investigation of 7 battles or major events from the Great War with the task of collecting data for timelining and mapping WWI.
Set the lesson up as a great investigation with mysterious music playing in the background to engage your sleuths in the discovery of the battles that helped to create stalemates, controversy, or even warnings from outside powers on the war.
Student organizer allows students to timeline and map the data they collect. Wrap-up question bring the lesson together and help students make connections on the events and conclusion of the war.
7 WWI Battle Folder Sets (3 pages in each with map, image, quotes, and facts)
Setup that will work for projection to introduce activity
Student handouts for Timeline and Mapping
Teaching suggestions for varied activities
Battle of Tannenberg
Battle of the Marne
Unrestricted Submarine Warfare (Sinking of Lusitania)
Battle of Verdun
Battle of the Somme
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Suggestions for implementing lesson is included, but no specific answer key included since student data collection will (and should) vary. I encourage going over the entire resource as a wrap-up to conclude the lesson, checking student accuracy and comprehension.
Created for use in a unit on WWI, but could be used for any geographic or historic study of the U.S. or world.
This is also included in my World War One Complete Unit.
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