Effects of WW I

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Effects of WW I by Mind Map: Effects of WW I

1. The Treaty of Versailles

2. New borders and Population movement

3. Lasting Effects of the War and the Rise of New Governments

4. The League of Nations

5. Wilson's Fourteen Points

6. World Leaders

7. Students will interpret and analyze the different roles and motivations the “Big Four” had in drafting the Treaty of Versailles during the Paris Peace Conference.

7.1. Accepted Evidence: Students will complete a guided notes hand out that answers each of the "Big Fours" goals, ideas, and motivational factors during the Paris Peace Conference.

7.1.1. The teacher will present a lecture introducing the Paris Peace Conference. The Lecture will emphasize the "Big Four" and their impact during the conference.

7.1.2. Students will follow along during the lecture and answer their guided notes.

7.1.3. Students as a class will discuss probing questions designed by the teacher during the lecture.

8. Objective: Students will analyze Wilson's fourteen Points and evaluate its impact on the peace conference

8.1. Accepted Evidence: Students will analyze and evaluate primary sources and summarize the main ideas of Wilson’s Fourteen Points, stipulations in the Treaty of Versailles, and Germany’s reaction to the Treaty

8.1.1. The teacher will present background information on Wilson's Fourteen Points through a written summary.

8.1.2. The students will analyze the summary and answer questions on their guided notes.

8.1.3. The students will analyze 3 primary source documents on Wilson's Speech to Congress, excerpts from the Treaty of Versailles, and Germany's reaction towards the Treaty.

9. Objective: Students will identify the stipulations amended in the Treaty of Versailles and describe how each Nation involved was impacted by the negotiations at the Paris Peace Conference.

9.1. Accepted Evidence: Students will construct a 6 page foldable analyzing the major countries involvement and how they were impacted by the treaty.

9.1.1. The teacher will conduct a pre-reading exercise discussing the subheadings and key terms of the chapter.

9.1.2. The students will work in small groups and read the chapter together. they will analyze each Nation's involvement and impact on the Paris Peace Conference.

9.1.3. The students individually construct a 6 page foldable explaining the U.S. Britain, France, Germany, Austro-Hungary, Russia, Japan, Italy, and the Ottoman Empire's role in the signing of the Peace treaty and how the treaty effected them.

10. Objective: Students will identify the new territorial boundaries of the post WW I Europe. Students will describe the impact the Versailles Treaty had on territorial gains and losses in Europe.

10.1. Accepted Evidence: Students will complete 2 maps: 1. Pre-World War I Europe and 2. post-World War II Europe. Students will list a fact about the territories before the War and one fact after the war.

10.1.1. The teacher will discuss with the class about self-determination. The teacher explain the direction of the interactive website where the students will analyze the different territories involved in WW I

10.1.2. The students will follow the directions to access the website and read about the different territories and countries before, during, and after WW I.

10.1.3. The students will complete 2 maps identifying the changes one Europe from pre war to post war.

11. Objective: Students will interrelate the war and the peace treaty with the rise of new political regimes

11.1. Accepted Evidence: Students will become an expert on a particular WW I Nation. The will conduct a research project and present to the class the consequences of the war and how their chosen Nation changed politically, economically, and socially.

11.1.1. The teacher will present a political cartoon presenting how the Treaty of Versailles effected the ride of New Governments. The teacher will distribute handout of the project rubric and directions for completing the assignment.

11.1.2. Students will work in groups of 4 and conduct research on one Nation that was involved in WW I that does not include the United States.

11.1.3. Students will create a presentation of their Nations involvement in WW I. They will create slides that includes how and why their Nation was involved and how their Nation was effected by the war.

12. Objective: Students will analyze and discuss Woodrow Wilson’s and America’s attitude towards the League of Nations.

12.1. Accepted Evidence: Students will participate in a class deliberate in a discussion on the pros and cons of joiningg the League of Nations.

12.1.1. The teacher will give two primary source articles that represent two different sides of the argument. The documents contain Wilson's desire to join the League and the second is Senator Lodge's argument against the League.

12.1.2. The Students will analyze the documents gathering evidence that supports the author's opinion.

12.1.3. The students will be split in half and conduct a class deliberation. One side will argue for the League using Wilson's arguments and the other half will argue against the League using Senator Lodge's arguments.