The Meuse-Argonne Offensive

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America's entrance into World War I drastically changed the scope of the conflict. An interactive map and timeline takes learners through the Meuse-Argonne Campaign, which lasted from September 26, 1918, to the eventual German armistice around six weeks later.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Connect to a language arts lesson on All Quiet on the Western Front
  • Have small groups follow one division throughout the campaign, noting its contribution to the end of the war
  • Encourage learners to write a short narrative about what may have happened in the context of World War I had the Meuse-Argonne Offensive never occurred
  • See if class members can describe the difference between the map view and the Western Front view, which they can toggle at the bottom of the screen
Classroom Considerations
  • Requires a SMART Board for full class participation or individual tablets or computers
  • Focuses on the American forces during the campaign
Pros
  • Resource is easy and intuitive to navigate
  • Provides primary source materials and images for learners to work with
Cons
  • None