DRAW A LINE BETWEEN TODAY AND THE LAST LESSONRIGHT CORNER: 1) Write: Name: _, Period: _,Date: 03/15/12, Topic: WWI TechLEFT CORNER: Write “Opener #13” and then:1) Write 1 high+1 low in last 24 hours2) Rate your comprehension for thisweek’s topic so far: lost<1-5>easy3) Respond to the Opener by writingat least 1 sentences about:Your opinions/thoughts OR/ANDQuestions sparked by the clip OR/ANDSummary of the clip OR/ANDAnnouncements: None
Agenda1) World War I TechnologyWhat you will be able to do:1) How did technology contribute tothe surprise everyone had with thenew devastating effects of war?Reminder1) Print 5+ sources (10+ pages)
Opener 1 Permission Slip Due Fri Bruce Lee2)Hi-talked with friends, Lo-Feeling tired Period 22) Why was Japan’s military modernizationturn out better than China’s? 8/25/123) 3 Asian ImperialismNotes #1a Meiji Emperor more symbol than powerMeiji Young, handsome, wore Western clothesEmperorActiv #1a 1) 3 because tradition is importantDebate 2) 5 because survival is most importantActiv #1b 1) The reason students returned was nationalism.Reading 2) I think people are more individualistic today.Military #1Ruso War?Closing your country to threats can weaken you.
All class notes must be in something secure: notebook/ binder.Make sure your ACTIVITY sections have TITLES!Activ 1a: WWI Tech
Mock Quiz1) Countries that industrialized were able to do all of the following EXCEPTa) Build weapons fasterb) Move troops fasterc) Become democracies faster2) Regular troops fought for all of the following reasons except?a) Nationalismb) Adventurec) Hatred for the other country3) WWI will last froma) 1900-1904b) 1914-1918c) 1920-1924
Quiz (10 Points)2) Clear desk of everything except a writing tool3) When done, turn quiz face down.5) Circlejust the dots.4) Quiz # 1
1) Soak in coffee (or tea)2) Heat at 200 degrees (watch oven)
8/04/14, Daily Mirror (Newspaper)Huge crowds cheer their majesties atpalace - voted in Commons in five minutes.German invasion of Belgium with airshipsGreat Britain is in a state of war withGermany. Speaking in a crowded and hushedHouse the Premier yesterday afternoon madethe following statement: We have made arequest to the German Government that weshall have a satisfactory assurance as tothe Belgian neutrality before midnighttonight.The German reply to our request,officially stated last night, wasunsatisfactory.
Activ #13a, Title “War Letter Draft 1”1) Create a flow chart for your letters:
Activ #13a, Title “War Letter Draft 1”2) Your 1st letter should covey: a) how excitedyou are to go to war b) why you are fightingc) how quickly you think you’ll be home
Notes #13a, Title: “WWI: 1914-1918 Notes”1) Stalemate: Clear that unless 1 side gets more allies or loses an ally, no one has advantage.
2) War Technology: German’s more willing to usea) Gas: Ger. 1st to use, unpredictable, more 4 fearb) Uboats: Ger. 1st to use, sink supply shipsc) Blimps: Ger. 1st to use, bomb citiesd) Airplanes: Both, reconnaissance, light attackse) Tanks: UK 1st to use, break trench defenses
Activ #13b, “Gas Debate”1) Read the 2 sides, choose 1 side, and write which you choose and explain why.2) Then write down what your partner thinks (include their name at the end).1 2 3 4 5PRO: Germany should CON: Germany shoulduse gas not use this tech1) Allies have more 1) It’s inhumanetroops, so new tech is the 2) It’ll create moreonly way to win resentment towards2) Allies would use it if Germany among neutralthey had the tech, so this countriespurely an act of survival
Activ #13b, “Unrestricted U-boat Debate”1) Read the 2 sides, choose 1 side, and write which you choose and explain why.2) Then write down what your partner thinks (include their name at the end).1 2 3 4 5PRO: Sink Civilian Supply CON: Do Not Sink CivilianShips Heading to UK Supply Ships1) UK can be starved into 1) US that supplies UKsurrender by cutting off will be lured into the wartheir supplies on the UK side 2) U-boats are bad for2) U-boat is the only Germany’s image.means, since UK hasnaval advantage
Activ #13c, “Civilian Bombing Debate”1) Read the 2 sides, choose 1 side, and write which you choose and explain why.2) Then write down what your partner thinks (include their name at the end).1 2 3 4 5PRO: Bomb Civilians in CON: Do Not BombUK Civilian Targets1) British civilians are 1) They are not fightinghelping the war effort 2) This will make them fight even harder since it2) Breaking civilian seems unethicalmorale will weaken UK
3) Battle of the Sommes (1916): 1 mil Brits fighta) Day Later: 50,000 casualties, 100 yds gainedb) Mo Later: 400,000 casualties, 2 mi gained4) Trench Life: Dirty, wet, diseased, rat and lice infested, feet rot, crowded, lack of sleep.“My memories are of sheer terror and the horrorof seeing men sobbing because they had trenchfoot that had turned gangrenous. They knew theywere going to lose a leg. Memories of lice in yourclothing driving you crazy. Filth and lack ofprivacy. Of huge rats that showed no fear of youas they stole your food rations. And cold deep wetmud everywhere. And of course, corpses. Idnever seen a dead body before I went to war. Butin the trenches the dead are lying all around you.You could be talking to the fellow next to youwhen suddenly hed be hit by a sniper and falldead beside you. And there hes stay for days.”
Activ #13c, Title “Trench Life”1) Copy Source Title: MilitaryChannel2…) Discuss questions on the boardwith a partner. Summarize yourdiscussion (include their name at theend).Be prepared to present.
Activ #14a, Title “War Letters”1) Copy Source Title: PBS2…) Discuss questions on the boardwith a partner. Summarize yourdiscussion (include their name at theend).Be prepared to present.
Activ #14b, Title “War Letter Drafts 2”1) Write your letters:Your letter/diary entries/they should covey:a) how are you feelingb) what have you seenBE SURE TO USE THE BOOK OR INTERNET FOREXTRA INFO TO ADD DETAILS TO YOUR STORY
Activ #13d, Title “Research Paper Prep”Each of you will be doing research with apartner who is working on the same topic.You will writing your own research paper onthe topic: tinyurl.com/ww1topics1) Your Partner’s Name2) Your Topic (and write on the board)Use iPods to look up topics if needed:Examples: a battle, WWI popular music,WWI medical problems, specific WWIweapon, accuracy of WWI movies,accuracy of WWI video games, Latinosoldiers, women in WWI, a family member
Homework:1) Decide who is going to print 5+ sources (from the Internet), total of 10+ pages (avg 2 pg per source).The other partner who doesn’t print it will be filling out the source check sheet in class.