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Social Studies - 6th Grade
Standard 4 Objective 1
1 class periods of 30 minutes each
This lesson is an interactive way for students to realize the impact WWI had upon soldiers, families, and land in Europe.
Essential Question: How did World War One have an impact on soldiers, their families and the land?
World War One left many families torn apart forever. Fathers, brothers, uncles, cousins, and beloved friends left and never returned. Land across certain areas of Europe were torn up from the fighting in trenches. Soldiers suffered great losses both in lives, sanity, and physical condition. Many returned with problems that would last their entire lives.
Pre-assessment: Discuss with the students how war can affect soldiers, families, and land.
Students will analyze the impact WWI had upon soldiers, families, and land and make connections to their own lives.
Students will write a paragraph summary telling how WWI affected soldiers, families, and land.