European Exploration and Trade and The Causes of WWI Poem/Rap
This higher order thinking skill activity will have student to create a poem or rap that details European exploration and the cause of WWI. The worksheet includes a guide for the students and includes some popular literary terms and examples. Students can perform their literary work as an oral presentation.
European wanted a better spice,
To have better tasting rice.
They wanted to cross the Middle East,
But the Muslims wouldn’t let them pass in peace.
The Italians dominated trade in the Mediterranean Sea,
They protected their trade like bold bumble bees.
Going through Russia was a failed plan
But the Ural Mts. were too difficult for man.