5 Lesson Plans in a Nice Bundle:
1. Political Cartoon Analysis:
Students analyze 17 different primary sources independently or in groups to decide whether the Senate made the right decision in rejecting the League of Nations. Great group activity for all levels and great starter for a debate!
2. Political Cartoon Analysis Packet:
Students analyze 9 different primary sources independently. Students decide what message the cartoonist is trying to convey. Great individual activity for more advanced learners.
3. Henry Cabot Lodge's Speech Primary Source Worksheet
Students read one of the lead opponents in the Senate who was very against entering the League of Nation. Great homework assignment for all levels!
4. Why Did Congress Reject the League of Nations
Students look at Henry Cabot Lodge's perspective as well as Woodrow Wilson's perspective. Worksheet includes questions on sourcing, contextualization, close reading, and corroboration. Great lesson for all levels. *Adapted from Stanford Reading Like a Historian
5. Debate Over the League of Nations
Students read an opinion column by J. E. Wright from The Evening Missourian. Wright wants the ratification of the Treaty of Versailles ending World War I because he wants the U.S. to join the League of Nations. Student determine if that was typical or atypical for the time period. Great Assessment for more advanced learners! Rubric Included. *Adapted from Beyond the Bubble -