World War I: Effects on European Society, Economy, and Technology

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Social Studies Academic Content Standards:

1.  Analyze the effects of World War I

  • The role of new technologies and practices including the use of poison gas, trench warfare, machine guns, airplanes, submarines and tanks; 
  • The Treaty of Versailles and the League of Nations

2.  Analyze the causes of World War II
3.  Assess the global impact of post-World War I economic, social and political turmoil.

English Academic Content Standards:

1.  Research

  • Analyze the complexities and discrepancies in information and
    systematically organize relevant information to support central
    ideas, concepts and themes.
  • Integrate quotations and citations into written text to maintain a
    flow of ideas.

2.  Writing Applications 

  • Write informational essays or reports, including research, that:
    include information on all relevant perspectives, considering
    the validity and reliability of primary and secondary sources;
  • provide a sense of closure to the writing.
  • Write persuasive compositions that:
           -articulate a clear position;
           -support assertions using rhetorical devices, including appeals
            to emotion or logic and personal anecdotes; and
           -develop arguments using a variety of methods (e.g., examples,
            beliefs, expert opinion, cause-effect reasoning).

3.  Writing Conventions

  • Use correct spelling conventions.
  • Use correct capitalization and punctuation
  • Use correct grammar (e.g, verb tenses, parallel structure, indefinite
    and relative pronouns).

Citation Rules

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APA Format 

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Is it Reliable?

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