BIG TIME, WE’RE GOING TO ROCK IT THIS SEMESTER STARTING WITH THIS ASSIGNMENT THAT I HAVE A LOT OF OWNERSHIP OF…………….
The student understands and applies reasoning skills to conduct research, deliberate, form, and evaluate positions through the processes of reading, writing, and communicating.
(Young adult lingo……You can come up with and defend a position)
The student understands and applies knowledge of historical thinking, chronology, eras, turning points, major ideas, individuals, and themes of world history in order to evaluate how history shapes the present and future.
(More YAL….You can recognize and analyze how a trend, event, theme in history is important and has an impact on the present and future)
Options in the buffet……………..to be researched in the library on Wed 2/3 and, if needed, Friday 2/5. Today (Tuesday 2/2), the goals are to: come up with a topic that you will work with to achieve the learning targets above
WWI Topics Battles of WWI Choose ONE of the following major battles of WWI: The Battle of Tannenberg, 1914; The Defense of the Suez Canal, 1915; The Battle of the Somme, 1916; The Battle of Verdun, 1916; The Battle of Jutland, 1916; The Capture of Baghdad, 1917; the Battle of Gallipoli. Your writing must answer: Why was this battle significant to the war? Defend your answer with at least three reasons and detailed evidence.