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Young journalists write two to four diary entries from the point of view of a person involved in a historical event. They focus on including facts, clear narration, and accurate description of the individual's feelings. Use this instructional activity in a cross-curricular writing assignment between language arts and U.S. history, or to bring emphasis to the importance of descriptive writing.
What do you know about WWI? The creator of this fantastic presentation sure knows a lot! From the beginning of the war, to the trenches and the home front, World War I is discussed in full. Each slide includes images, blocks of informational text, and embedded hyperlinks. A really great tool to help learners understand many aspects of the war to end all wars.
For any teacher of American History, The Lewis and Clark Expedition is a watershed event that should be shared with your students. This is a very good lesson on the Expedition, and the events that led up to it; including The Lousisiana Purchase. Learners engage in streamed video, hands-on activities, and cooperative learning in order to gain an understanding of one of the most amazing journeys ever taken.
Exploring WWI in an interesting discussion of the key events, this resource could be as a great supplement to a classroom unit on this topic. The pictures and information make this period in history come alive. Students would also benefit from reading first-hand accounts of trench warfare, or the subsequent peace agreement, to get a better idea of how this war led to WWII.
Thorough and engaging, this presentation details the causes and contexts of World War I on all fronts. It covers "the spark" that began it all, as well as the effect of technology on weaponry and the role of women on the home front and at war. The slides also feature photographs from the trenches, propaganda from all sides, and charts and graphs to detail the casualties of war and the atrocities therein. The presentation ends with a discussion on the Armenian Genocide.
How did the second world war begin? The presentation first looks at the political climate that led to WWI and the effects of that war. Then, it describes the reason Hitler was able to take hold of Germany after WWI and prior to WWII. The slide show ends with an account of what happened on September 3, 1939. An appropriate resource for learners in grades 5 - 7.