Instructional Video

Trench Raid Tactics - Into the Abyss

When individuals think of World War I, many think of trench warfare, but what was it and what sort of tactics did the military use to succeed when trenches were involved? Find out by watching a sneaky video! Scholars view primary source images, animations, and listen to narration describing in detail the military tactics soldiers used during World War I. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Use the video alongside a lecture on trench warfare
  • Assign scholars to write a paragraph about what they learned during the video to assess for comprehension
Classroom Considerations
  • Part of the larger Technology and Warfare in World War I series
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
Pros
  • Keeps the content fresh and entertaining 
  • Covers trench tactics in specialized detail
Cons
  • None
Common Core