Essential Question 1: What were the major causes of WWI?
(you can substitute any legitimate research based website for the following activities) 1. What are the 4 major causes of WWI? Use this website and complete the worksheet 2. Who were the main people of WWI? Use this website and complete the worksheet 3. What countries were involved in the conflict? Use this website and complete map 1 or map 2 4. If any time is remaining, you can view the powerpoint linked to the left and discuss
Essential Question 2: How did the assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary become the spark that ignited WWI?
Essential Question 6: How did the class struggle of Russian peasants cause them to be drawn to communism?
1. What is communism? Complete the SAS Curriculum Pathways Activity # 934 2. Who is karl marx and what is communism? After reading, take the online quiz on the website 3. Wow does it compare to socialism and democracy 4. What role did propaganda play in WWI and the Russian Revolution? View the website and then as a group discuss the various symbols used and how they relate to emotional reactions 5. Who are the: bolsheviks, Vladimir Lenin and Josef Stalin, create a graphic organizer that teaches each topic 6. If any time remains, view the website hyperlinked to the left and then discuss in small group setting
Essential Question 7: What are the reasons and desires of the Bolsheviks to remove and assassinate the Romanov Family?
1. what is a Tsar and how does compare to other forms of leadership. You will need to research monarchy, republic, oligarchy and then create a compare/contrast organizer 2. who is Tzar Nicholas II and the Romanovs, create a graphic organizer in the shape of Russia or any other Russian symbol 3. who is Rasputin 4. Who is Anastasia? View the website and then create an acrostic poem that convinces us on whether Anastasia escaped the Romanov curse or was killed with her family 5. If any time remains, view the website hyperlinked to the left and discuss in a small group setting
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The Archduke Franz Ferdinand was the heir to the Austria-Hungary throne and was assassinated by Gavrillo Principe in 1914. His death was the spark that started World War I.
The Bolsheviks were the revolutionaries in Russia who succeeded in overthrowing Czar Nicholas II and taking control of Russia.
An Armistice is an agreement to stop fighting and allow peace talks to begin. WWI's occurred on November 11, 1918 at 11:11am. You could say it was 11/11/18 11:11:00.
The Central Powers were made up of an alliance between Germany, Austria-Hungary and the Ottoman Empire during World War I.
WWI propaganda was incredibly influencial during such a horrific era. Both sides of the war used ideas and facts to further spread a particular political cause or ideology.
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