Cuban War for Independence, U.S. desires an Empire, Imperialism, Who Sank the Maine?, Explosion of the Maine, Spanish-American War, Spanish American War, Teddy Roosevelt, The Rough Riders, Spain gives the U.S. Territory, Guam, Puerto Rico, Philippines, Cuba, War with the Philippines, Building the Panama Canal.
This project is a project that I use to teach an overview of the Spanish-American War, and U.S. Imperialism. There are 8 events that students research information on. When they are finished I have them write an overall summary of the Spanish-American War. This is a very STUDENT-CENTERED activity. There is a rubric included for easy grading. You can scale the score to fit points for your class. The directions are simple, and provide for a lot of student CREATIVITY!
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The eight events that students investigate are:
Cuban War for Independence
Explosion of the Maine
The Rough Riders
Spain gives the U.S. Territory
...and Building the Panama Canal.
Enjoy this lesson! This activity is great for VISUAL AND VERBAL LEARNERS!
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