Beacon Christian School

Lewiston | ID
Fighting World War I on the Home Front
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World War I Project - Fighting World War I on the Home Front

Lesson Plan for Fighting World War I on the Home Front - The purpose of this lesson is to explore life on the American home front during World War I.  the students will share what they have learned about the war effort at home by dreaing, acting, performing, or writing.

Team Assignments - The team assignment handout explains the role of each team.

Fighting World War I on the Home Front Hotlist - This Hotlist provides Internet links to help students explore life on the American home front during World War I.

Assessment / Evaluation - Student assessment will be evaluated using one of the appropriate rubrics below, depending on which team the student is a member.  Each rubric is worth a possible 20 points.  Assessment rubrics created for this activity are: Completed Projects:  
Original posters to persuade Americans to support the war effort.
2010 - Branda Ray and Ronni Sue Parks, artists. Poster 1; Poster 2; Poster 3; Poster 4
Breaking six o'clock newscast report on the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife.
2010 - Ashley Hays and Mason Parks, news anchors.
Hit World War I era song about World War I.
2010 - Original lyrics and preformance by Coleman Dietrich and Daniel Wilkinson. 
Original story from a person who lived in the United States during World War I.
2010 - Jefferey Rodriguez, author

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