New Weapons of WWI Modern weapons changed the way WWI was fought. The outdated methods of the past were no longer effective.
Small Groups • Task • Choose a new weapon of WWI from the following list • Tank • Planes/Zeppelins • Machine Gun • Grenades • Submarine (U-Boat) • Research information on the impact of the new weapon during WWI • Write a short three paragraph response (approximately 1 page) detailing how your weapon was used and how it changed the way WWI was fought • Compile a works cited page. (Minimum 1 book and 1 website)
Questions to answer • 1. Discuss the use/purpose of your weapon (15pts) • A. How was the weapon used? (5pts) • Ex: Attack, defense or both • B. Explain how it was used (10 pts) • To attack • 2. Discuss the impact/effect of your weapon on WWI (10 pts) • A. How did your weapon change the way WWI was fought? • Provide and explain example (10 pts each)
Rubric • Format (5 pts) • Times New Roman Size 12 Font • Double spaced • 1 page • Works Cited (10 pts) • 1 book and 1 internet source • MLA format • Thesis statement (Introduction) (10 pts) • Discuss the use/purpose of your weapon (15 pts) • Attack, defense, protect infantry, gather information (5 pts) • Explain how the weapon was used (10 pts) • How did your weapon change the way World War I was fought? (10 pts) • One example= 10 pts • Total = 50 pts
Works Cited • Books: • Author(s). Title of Book. Place of Publication: Publisher, Year of Publication. • Websites: • Author(s). Name of Page. Date of Posting/Revision. Name of institution/organization affiliated with the site. Date of Access <electronic address>. • Article from a website • Author(s)."Article Title." Name of web site. Date of posting/revision. Name of institution/organization affiliated with site. Date of access <electronic address>. • Encyclopedia • Author(s). “Title of Article.” Title of Encyclopedia. Edition. Year of Publication.
Goals for today (Day 1) • Read Handout pg. 385-386 “Technology of Modern Warfare” and textbook pg. 414 • Choose a weapon from the approved list • Take notes from the textbook • Go online to find more information • Report your topic to me by the end of the period
Day 2 • Research relevant information on Internet and in books • Review questions that need to be answered • Purpose • Impact on WWI • One group per computer • Begin working on works cited • Develop and outline • Paper may be handwritten or typed (Due by end of period Thursday) • Approximately 1 page
Day 3 • Write or type a 3 paragraph response to questions one and two. (Introduction, Question 1, Question 2) • Length approximately 1 page • Font: Times New Roman (Size 12) • Please skip lines if writing, double space if typing • Works Cited Page • Be sure to use in text citations appropriately • **See handout for details** • Write group members names responsible for • Research • Works Cited • Writing • ** If everyone helped, put everyone **