In Their Shoes: WWI Through the Eyes of Early Participants

This In Their Shoes: WWI Through the Eyes of Early Participants activity & project also includes:

Several social activities provide showcase the perspective of many prominent figures in World War I history. Students read an assigned case study about a memorable person and complete several activities to further understand this person's connections to World War I.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Flip the classroom by asking pupils to research their assigned person at home
  • Extend learning by conducting a classroom discussion where each scholar discusses the point of the view of the person they researched
Classroom Considerations
  • Learners need some method to write in their personal notebooks such as a journal or a word processing program
  • The activities include some critical World War II figures to connect the two wars; choose these figures based on your students 
  • All materials make it easy for you to prepare beforehand
  • Plenty of important figures ensure everyone can have their own assigned person 
  • Critical thinking questions help solidify learning and build emotional intelligence skills
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