This independent reading focuses on reading comprehension and political cartoon analysis. This would ideally be given after discussing the causes of World War 1 and to reinforce/enhance learning. Topics covered are: Unrestricted submarine warfare, sinking of the Lusitania, the Zimmerman Telegram, new weapons being used in WW1 along with trench warfare, and Militarism, Alliances, Nationalism, Imperialism and the Assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.
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