Treacherous Trenches

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will learn through an historical example some of the hardships that soldiers experienced due to extremely deadly weapons created to fight WWI (1914-18). They will work together to synthesize information from various primary and secondary sources and draw conclusions about the effectiveness of trench warfare as a military tactic.
Author: 
Meghan Hauter
Grade Range: 
High School
Duration: 
3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
13: How the forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of Earth's surface