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World War I: The Lusitania

In 1915, nearly 1,200 people died when a German torpedo sank the British liner Lusitania off the Irish coast.

Activities: 1. Learn about the power of the press in regards to the tragedy of the Lusitania by clicking HERE.

2. Play The Blame Game while investigating the sinking of the Lusitania.

3. Study the history of the 1910’s by clicking HERE.

4. Beginning with A Powder Keg in Europe, Mr. Dowling’s lesson plans span both world wars and are an excellent resource for covering this time period.

5. Compose a newspaper articles that has the title "Lusitania Sunk, 100 Americans Perish".

6. Write a biographical sketch of Winston Churchill. The site should help: http://www.school-for-champions.com/biographies/churchill2.htm

7. Learn about the USA’s involvement in World War I and what the sinking of the Lusitania had to do with it.



Links:
http://members.aol.com/~bry1976/lusi.htm
http://members.home.net/vincebjs/Lusitania/lusi.html
http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/1915/lusitania1.html
http://www.ukans.edu/~kansite/ww_one/naval/lusika00.htm
http://campus.northpark.edu/history/WebChron/USA/Lusitania.html


Valuable Link:
http://www.worldwar1.com/
World War I links for middle school: http://www.middleschool.net/curlink/ss/ww1/ww1.htm

Other online lesson for World War I:
http://barney.gonzaga.edu/~sbennet3/mead/lessonplans/Unit2ww1.htm
http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/july-crisis/
http://users.erols.com/bmaloney/WW1/
http://www.public.iastate.edu/~history/lessons/hannibal/w1-twist.txt
http://score.rims.k12.ca.us/activity/paris_peace_conference/
http://rutlandhs.k12.vt.us/jpeterso/uboatcar.htm
http://members.aol.com/MrDonnUnits/Propaganda.html#LESSONS
http://www.schoolshistory.org.uk/poetryactivities.htm
http://www.coreknowledge.org/CKproto2/resrcs/lessons/799History.pdf
http://www.lib.byu.edu/~rdh/wwi/
http://www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk/FWWtitle.html
http://www.baylink.org/lessons/mm3-wwone_r.html
http://collections.ic.gc.ca/history_units/Mindy-ww1/ww1_06-08.htm

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