Spanish-American War: 3 Day Lesson

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Why did the United States choose to invade Cuba in 1898? As part of a 3-day lesson, your young historians will first develop working hypotheses to answer this question, then work with a variety of historical primary source documents that provide greater insight before taking a final position on the matter in both discussion and writing. A wealth of historical source information awaits you in this fantastic unit!

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Given the degree to which online resources are used, you may want to combine this with a media literacy lesson and spend some time modeling the processes before asking students to complete the homework assignments on their own
Classroom Considerations

  • You'll see in the left-hand menu an option for a 1-day, 3-day, and 5-day lesson. We have reviewed each of these fantastic lessons, which focus on unique topics related to the Spanish-American War

  • Includes excellent graphic organizers that can be re-purposed for other historical analysis activities
  • All primary source documents, worksheets, and vocabulary included

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