Analyze economic and political rivalries, ethnic and regional conflicts, and nationalism and imperialism as underlying causes of war (e.g., WWI, Russian Revolution, WWII).
Evaluate global wars in terms of how they challenged political and economic power structures and gave rise to new balances of power (e.g., Spanish American War, WWI, WWII, Vietnam War, Colonial Wars in Africa, Persian Gulf War, etc.).
Common Core & C3 Framework
Analyze in detail a series of events described in a text; determine whether earlier events caused later ones or simply preceded them.
Analyze how a text uses structure to emphasize key points or advance an explanation or analysis.
Evaluate how historical events and developments were shaped by unique circumstances of time and place as well as broader historical contexts.
Analyze multiple and complex causes and effects of events in the past.
Distinguish between long-term causes and triggering events in developing a historical argument.
Research Notes & Sources (Citations)
List any journal articles, books, websites, or other sources that informed the following: the lesson plan, assessment, teaching notes, and historical content
This template is a modification of the North Carolina Secondary Social Studies Lesson Plan Template (“the six-point lesson plan”)