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Seventh graders investigate yellow journalism and how it affected public opinion and the government during the Spanish American War. They define key vocabulary words, and take notes during a teacher-led lecture. In pairs they read primary sources from The New York Journal, and identify current examples of yellow journalism.
7th Social Studies & History 14 Views 87 Downloads
New Review Working with Primary Sources: The Spanish-American War
Examine the introduction to Our Islands in Their People, written by Major-General Joseph Wheeler. The excerpt, which is about two-and-a-half pages long, is included here along with six questions about the text. Pupils can learn about the Spanish-American war while practicing their primary source reading skills.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Middle schoolers view a video called Battling Beyond the Borders about the Spanish-American War. They discuss the role of newspapers in the war and then analyze political cartoons of the time, writing explanatory sentences about them.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 13 Views 78 Downloads
The Media and the Spanish American War
Eleventh graders explore the events that led up to the Spanish-American War. In this history activity, 11th graders discuss America's role in the Spanish-American War. They also discuss the role of the media in the War.
11th Social Studies & History 26 Views 138 Downloads
The Spanish American War (1898-1901) T he Spanish American War (1898-1901)
In this online interactive history worksheet, students respond to 10 short answer questions about the Spanish American War. Students may check some of their answers on the interactive worksheet.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 27 Views 111 Downloads
What Was South Carolina's Role in the Spanish American War?
Seventh graders investigate the role of South Carolina in the Spanish American War. In this imperialism lesson, 7th graders analyze primary documents and photographs, in collaborative groups, to determine how the state was involved in the Spanish American War.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Spanish American War
Students study the role of perspective and bias in research and examine the Spanish-American War and the regions effected. They have a debating contest regarding the Spanish American War and create a map which would depict the events and outcome of the Spanish American War.
6th - 8th Science 15 Views 65 Downloads
Eleventh graders identify and examine the main causes and effects of the Spanish American War. They explore yellow journalism and investigate the history to the Platt Amendment. Each student also defines imperialism and maps out the legacy of Roosevelt.
11th Social Studies & History 10 Views 57 Downloads
Yellow Journalism and the Spanish American War
Seventh graders investigate the meaning and impact of "yellow journalism." They determine how it affects people and how it played out in the USS Maine incident during the Spanish American War by reading articles and watching a PowerPoint presentation.
7th Social Studies & History 17 Views 71 Downloads
The Spanish American War: Document Analysis
Provide a primary source document for the class to read and analyze. They read the 12 paragraph introduction to the book, Our Islands and Their People, then answer six critical-analysis questions about the statement Wheeler made about the Spanish-American War.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 35 Downloads
Becoming a World Power (1876 - 1916)
To expand or to isolate, a question every country must consider. Discover the effects of American expansionism and you'll find that while we did acquire new land, it came at a price. The Boxer Rebellion, Seward's Folly, our push into the Pacific, and the Spanish-American War are all thoroughly discussed.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 29 Views 62 Downloads
Causes and Effects of the Spanish-American War
Students review selected essays on the Spanish-American war. In pairs, they discuss and explain the causes and effects of the Spanish-American war. Students identify the types of propaganda used before and during the Spanish American War.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 7 Views 56 Downloads
American The War Spanish-: Understanding the Order of the Spanish-American War
Students understand how one event led to another and how individual events had major consequences before, during, and after the Spanish-American War. Students understand America's role in the war.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 33 Downloads
Spanish American War
Students explore the Spanish American War. In this multi media instructional activity on the Spanish war, students use the Library of Congress web-site to examine primary sources and determine the causes and effects of the Spanish American War.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 43 Downloads
Views Concerning U.S. Imperialism after the Spanish-American War
Students research the impact of American Imperialism. In this Spanish-American War lesson, students visit the listed Web sites to discover details about the war and its effects. Students use the information they locate to participate in a debate over Imperialistic activities.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 51 Downloads
Spanish American Way Inquiry Lesson Plan
Students discuss why the United States invaded Cuba. In this Spanish American War lesson, students watch a movie about the U.S. invasion of Cuba and hypothesize their reasons for doing so. Students complete a Spanish American War graphic organizer and then discuss their hypotheses.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 7 Views 6 Downloads
Spanish American War Project
In this Spanish-American War worksheet, students follow the provided instructions to create PowerPoint presentations on the war. Students also respond to 13 short answer questions about America's involvement in the war.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 46 Downloads
U.S. Imperialism: The Spanish American War
Eleventh graders study the concept of Imperialism. In this American History lesson, 11th graders analyze a map of the United States during the age of Imperialism. Students debate the role of Theodore Roosevelt during this time.
11th Social Studies & History 4 Views 46 Downloads