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Between the Wars A WebQuest for 6 th Grade Social Studies Designed by Allyson Dulaney firstname.lastname@example.org
Introduction The time period between World War I and World War II (1918 – 1939) was a very turbulent time. Changes occurring in the United States and Europe had a global effect. You will be placed into groups of three or four and create a timeline of events. Your group will develop a presentation on how certain events contributed to and affected World War II. Essential Question: How did the attitudes and actions of people lead to a second world war? What were the effects of the decisions that were made by those in power? How did these events contribute to World War II? How did these events impact the citizens of that country?
Task I will place you into groups of three or four. You and your group members will create a timeline of events. Each group will choose five events and create a presentation (PowerPoint or Prezi) on how the events had a global effect and how they contributed to World War II. How did these events impact the citizens of that country? Each group will do a formal presentation on the events that you choose.
Process 1.I will assign you into groups of three or four. 2.Your group will create a timeline of events. Here is a list of the events that need to be included on your timeline.list of the events 3.Use your notes to locate the dates. 4.After you have the events listed in chronological order, you will need to create a timeline.create a timeline 5.Once you have entered all the information, print out the timeline. Each person in the group will need to turn in a timeline.
Process 1.From the timeline, you and your group members need to decide on a five events to focus on. 2.You may use this sheet to help you gather information. Review your notes as well as these websites. this sheet this sheet http://aboutfacts.net/History75.html http://www.britannia.com/history/nar20hist3.html http://www.history.com/topics
Process Create a PowerPoint or a Prezi detailing these events. Relate these events to the start of World War II and their impact. How did they contribute to the continuation of the war?Create a PowerPoint or a Prezi detailing these events. Relate these events to the start of World War II and their impact. How did they contribute to the continuation of the war? Be sure to include images that will enhance your presentation.Be sure to include images that will enhance your presentation. You may use short video clips and/or audio clips as long as they are pertinent to the events you are reporting on.You may use short video clips and/or audio clips as long as they are pertinent to the events you are reporting on. Make sure to reference all websites, images, video clips, and audio clips that you incorporated into your presentation on a reference slide.Make sure to reference all websites, images, video clips, and audio clips that you incorporated into your presentation on a reference slide.
evaluation You will receive an individual grade and a group grade. Each person needs to turn in a rubric along with their timeline. Be sure to include your name and the names of your group members. Each person needs to fill out a peer review form on every person in your group. You do not fill one out on yourself. When you have finished filling it out, save it under your name on the H drive. peer review form peer review form
conclusion How do you think you would have felt if you were a citizen of one of these countries during this time period? What strengths would you have relied on to move forward? I hope this WebQuest has led you to a deeper understanding of the world around you. One can only hope we don’t find ourselves in the same situation again.
Credits and references Map of europe: http://adrianchapman.com/maps/europe_1939aug_800x720.php http://adrianchapman.com/maps/europe_1939aug_800x720.php Timeline activity: http://www.softschools.com/teacher_resources/timeline_maker/ http://www.softschools.com/teacher_resources/timeline_maker/ FDR image: http://blogs.courant.com/susan_campbell/2011/08/doing-the-debt- ceiling-the-fdr.html http://blogs.courant.com/susan_campbell/2011/08/doing-the-debt- ceiling-the-fdr.html Adolf Hitler image:http://blogs.e- rockford.com/applesauce/2013/01/11/regarding-the-popular-myth- that-hitler-used-gun-control-to-gain-power-and-keep-it/http://blogs.e- rockford.com/applesauce/2013/01/11/regarding-the-popular-myth- that-hitler-used-gun-control-to-gain-power-and-keep-it/
Credits and references Websites: http://aboutfacts.net/History75.html http://www.britannia.com/history/nar20hist3.html http://www.history.com/topics Georgia Performance Standards: www.georgiastandards.org ISTE/NETS Standards: www.iste.org Thank you to Michael Roberson for contributing the packets of valuable information.
SS6H7 The student will explain conflict and change in Europe to the 21st century. a. Describe major developments following World War I: the Russian Revolution, the Treaty of Versailles, worldwide depression, and the rise of Nazism. b. Explain the impact of WWII in terms of the Holocaust, the origins of the Cold War, and the rise of Superpowers. Georgia Performance Standards: Communication and Collaboration Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others. a. Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media d. Contribute to project teams to produce original works or solve problems ISTE/NETS Standards:
Research and Information Fluency Students apply digital tools to gather, evaluate, and use information. Plan strategies to guide inquiry Locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, synthesize, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media Evaluate and select information sources and digital tools based on the appropriateness to specific tasks Process data and report results Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, and Decision Making Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources. a. Identify and define authentic problems and significant questions for investigation ISTE/NETS Standards continued: