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12 resources with the keyterm lusitania

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United States Entry into World War I: A Documentary Chronology of World War I

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars identify several important events that led to U.S. involvement in World War I. They examine different explanations, form an opinion about the evidence for each rationale and then create a slideshow to present their findings.
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History: Causes of World War I

For Teachers 5th
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...
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America in World War I

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What were the real motivations behind America's entrance into World War I? Beginning with a review of American neutrality at the onset of the Great War, this engaging video details the profound effects of the war on the home front,...
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The Causes and Course of the First World War

For Teachers 10th
Use this twelve-day lesson plan to teach about the causes and courses of WWI. Each day scholars attend lectures, complete creative activities, and hold round table discussions on what they've learned. Web links and resources are...
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Global Conflict

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Examine the effects and interesting facts regarding global conflict during WWI. Topics covered include The Lusitania, Zimmerman Telegram, the collapse of central powers, and John Pershing. Slides include informative text and images in a...
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World War I: Conclusion

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Why did the US get involved in the European war? This presentation works to answer this question as a conclusion to a unit on WWI. Topics covered are the sinking of the Lusitania, US propaganda, the Zimmermann Note, Communism in Russia,...
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1914-1918: The World at War

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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...
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TB - Lusitania Day (1916)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students, after brainstorming all the different types of propaganda, explore, analyze and study the nature, origin and purpose of propaganda and how its aims are achieved. They assess how the sinking of the Lusitania was manipulated by...
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Lost Liners Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students practice research skills by scouring Internet for facts and information about the lost ocean liners Titanic, Lusitania, and Empress of Ireland.
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The Blame Game

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students research the sinking of the Lusitania. They work together to develop a position supporting an idea. They discover principles of international law and the rights of non-combatants in wartime.
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America at War

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine issues that faced Americans during World War I, discuss role that sinking of the Lusitania had in America's decision to enter the war, and analyze changing role of U.S. during the war and how it emerged as a world...
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Lusitania: Murder on the Atlantic

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars explore the pride of the Cunard line and a jewel in the British crown; a floating four star hotel. But during World War I, the RMS Lusitania carried more than well-to-do travelers luxuriating in her sumptuous appointments.