Period 3 – U.S. History Lesson Plan (4-20-2015)

U.S. History Header 2Unit:

Unit #2 – Imperialism and Progressivism

Chapter 6 – World War I & its Aftermath

Unit S.M.A.R.T. Goal:

Students will be able to identify the causes of the Great War, its affect on American Society, and its impact on international alliances to 80% accuracy in 3 of 4 trials.

Today’s Objective:

Students will understand how and why the world divided into alliances during World War I through an alternative method due to Friday’s activity not doing a good enough job based on student survey results.

Behavioral Norms (Student Developed):

1.  “Only one person talks at a time” – Noah  (23 votes – approved)

2. “Respect others opinions/ideas” – Rob (31 votes – approved)

3. “Stay on task” – Andrea ( 27 votes – approved)

Vocabulary:

Click HERE to be taken to a list of commonly used vocabulary words for this unit.

Agenda:

Task #1 – First we will explore as a class again the causes for WWI

Downloadable PDF File ->Whose to blame for WW1

Task #2 – Now we will begin to see the events that dragged the U.S. into the conflict.

Downloadable PDF File -> Neutrality and the Lusitania

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