Period 3 – U.S. History Lesson Plan (4-28-2015)

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 participate in a Treaty of Versailles activity in which they will understand what transpired and the reasons for each countrie’s behavior at the meeting.

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)


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


Task #1 – Photo Essay presentations? (you do not have to present your paper, this is just for those that want to show us their work)

Task #2 – Treaty of Versailles Simulation

Downloadable PDF Simulation Roles and Rules -> Treaty of Versailles Simulation

Task #3 – Debrief

Task #4 – Progressive Era exam breakdown.

Student Resources:

Attached below is a good powerpoint on the Treaty of Versailles.

Downloadable PDF file -> WWI – Treaty of Versailles

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