• World War I Lesson Plans – 2021

    Day 1: Tuesday, March 2nd   

    Activity

    1. Do you know what an acronym is?
    2. What does M.A.N.I.A. means in regards to the causes of WWI?”
    • Students will read Ch. 13, Sec. #1 (p. #407 - #410) and complete the W.S. on the Causes of WWI (M.A.N.I.A.)

    HW: Finish the M.A.N.I.A. W.S. (Due by midnight)

     

    Day 2: Wednesday, March 3rd  

    Activity

    1. Bell Ringer “What does the Acronym M.A.N.I.A. means in regards to the causes of WWI?”
    2. Discuss the Causes of WWI (WWI PPT) / Cover all of them but the assassination

    HW: Work on the Alliance Map (Due Friday before class) Use Ch. 13, Sec. #1 and #2 Maps

     

    Day 3: Thursday, March 4th 

    Activity

    1. Discuss the Causes of WWI (WWI PPT) / Cover the assassination
    • Read the Sun Times article “Archdukes’ Assassination echoes, even to this day”
    1. WWI PPT on “The Spark 

    HW: Read Ch. 13, Sec. #2 and answer the 5 questions (due by midnight)

           Complete the Alliance Map

     

    Day 4: Friday, March 5th 

    Activity

    1. Discuss the Schlieffen Plan (PPT)
    2. Students will analyze and complete the Political Cartoon “Who’s to Blame?” W.S.

    HW: Finish the “Who’s to Blame? Political Cartoon Analysis

     

    Day 5: Monday, March 8th

    Activity:

    1. Discuss the Western Front
    2. Technology PPT (“Types of Weaponry”)
    3. Watch the Trench Warfare scene from “Legends of the Fall”
    • List all the weapons they see

    HW: Primary Source Documents on Trench Rats (Due Wednesday night)

            Read Ch. 13, Sec 3 (pg. #417 - #420) (Stop where it says in red “Allies Win the War” and  

            answer the questions (Due by midnight tonight)

     

     

    Day 6: Tuesday, March 9th

    Activity:

    1. Discuss the Eastern Front (PPT)
    1. Analyze Political Cartoon / Predict why the USA is staying neutral
    2. WWI PPT on “Sinking of the Lusitania”, the Zimmerman Telegram” & America entering the war.

    HW: Primary Source Documents on Trench Rats (Due tonight by midnight)

     

    Day 7: Wednesday, March 10th

    Activity:

    1. PearDeck on Propaganda
    • “What is Propaganda?”
    • Students will analyze Propaganda Posters

    HW: None

     

    Day 8: Thursday, March 11th

    Activity:

    1. Watch “The Killing Fields” and complete the W.S.

     

    HW: “The Killing Fields” Reflection assignment due Sunday by midnight



    Day 9: Friday, March 12th

    Activity:

    1. Watch “The Killing Fields” and complete the W.S.

     

    HW: “The Killing Fields” Reflection assignment due Sunday by midnight

             Read Ch. 13, Sec. #3 (pg. #420 - #422) and Sec. #4 (pg. #424 - 427) and answer the 

             questions (Due Sunday by midnight)



    Monday, March 15th

    Activity:SAT Review Test #1



    Day 10: Tuesday, March 16th

    Activity:

    1. PPT on the Russians withdrawing from WWI, the End of the War / 14 PTS. / Treaty of Versailles
    • Read from book (The Spanish Flu)

    HW: Work on the WWI Study Guide 

     

    Day 11: Wednesday, March 17th 

    Activity

    1. Play WWI Kahoot

     HW: Study for the WWI Test

     

    Day 12:Thursday, March 18th

    Activity:

    1. Take the WWI Test

    HW: None