The following is a common core-based lesson on entry of the United States in World War I. The worksheet includes a wide variety of student-centered activities designed to promote critical thinking and class discussion such as:
• Do now: Political cartoon analysis
• Primary and secondary sources showing the causes of US entry (includes a quote from Woodrow Wilson, Zimmerman telegram, and song lyrics – includes several critical thinking questions (24) perfect for class discussion.
• Wilson’s War Message – questions and discussion opportunities.
• Fill-in-the-blanks notes and answers.
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