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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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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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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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Lusitania: Murder on the Atlantic

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students 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.
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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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World War I: The War to End All Wars

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What do you know about WWI? The creator of this fantastic presentation sure knows a lot! From the beginning of the war, to the trenches and the home front, World War I is discussed in full. Each slide includes images, blocks of...
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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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Extra! Extra! Read All About It?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Remember the Lusitania! As part of their study of the causes of World War I, class members examine newspaper articles and propaganda posters about the sinking of the Lusitania and then craft their own news story about the event.
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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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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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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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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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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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P is for Poppies

For Teachers 5th
Explore the way local farming and rationing helped the war effort in World War I with a lesson plan on gardening. After learning about trench warfare, reading "In Flanders' Field" by John McCrae, and studying poppies, kids discuss the...
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Under the Sea

For Students 4th - 5th
In this ship wreck activity, students read the information beneath each famous wrecked ship. Students then draw a line from the picture of the ship to the point on the map where it currently rests under the sea..
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World War I - The War Ends

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Your class is in for a treat with this outstanding PowerPoint on World War I. The presentation is loaded with facts, maps, important personalities, and discussion questions on the war. Additionally, there is a wonderful video called,...
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World War I: The War to end all Wars

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Recap your WWI unit with this presentation. Provided are major war-time statistics, causes/results of the war, a list of countries involved, and escalation. This would be best used as a review tool.
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Voluminous Veggies in the Math Garden

For Teachers 5th Standards
What do rectangular watermelons, the game of Battleship, and soil beds have in common? Explore the relationship between area and volume with an educational lesson about gardening and geometry. Kids work in pairs to calculate the total...
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War and Neutral Rights

For Students 7th - 11th
Teach your class about neutral rights with a brief reading selection and related questions. Pupils read the passage and answer the four questions on the bottom half of the page. Useful for a homework assignment or a quick warm-up, this...
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Failed Diplomacy: The Zimmerman Telegram

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders continue their examination of World War I. In groups, they read a copy of the famous Zimmerman telegram and discuss its effect on Americans. To end the lesson, they discuss how public opinion changed after it became...
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Sedition in World War I

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students examine the critics of the First World War. In World War I lesson, students free write about patriotism and determine its meaning. After watching a video students discuss patriotism and opposition to the war. Students work in...
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The Rules of War/World War I

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the reasons the United States became involved in World War I.  In this World History lesson, students research the reasons Woodrow Wilson made the decisions he did, prepare a debate and write a paper.
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Underwater Forensics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore shipwrecks. In this forensic instructional activity, students watch a video about a shipwreck and how scientist use forensics to answer questions about the ship. They research and report about a shipwreck from the...

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