Harry S. Truman Presidential Library & Museum


Choice Board
Author:
Course:
US History
Subjects:
World War I

Grade Levels:
7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12

Classroom/Homework Activity to be performed:

Individual Assignment

District, state, or national performance and knowledge standards/goals/skills met:


SHOW ME STANDARDS

2. Continuity and change in the history of Missouri, the United States and the world

6. Relationships of the individual and groups to institutions and cultural traditions

KANSAS STANDARDS (High School-US History)

Benchmark 1: The student uses a working knowledge and understanding of individuals, groups, ideas, developments, and turning points in the era of the emergence of the modern United States (1890-1930).

5. (K) explains the spread of Progressive ideas (e.g., political influence on elections, desire to have government regulation of private business and industries, child labor laws, muckrakers, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson).

6. (A) analyzes the reasons for and impact of the United States’ entrance into World War I.

7. (A) analyzes how the home front was influenced by United States involvement in World War I (e.g., Food Administration, Espionage Act, Red Scare, influenza, Creel Committee).

8. (K) retraces the progress of the women’s suffrage movement from the state to the national arena (e.g., Susan B. Anthony, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Alice Paul, states granting voting rights in the 19th Amendment).

Full description of activity or assignment.

Choice Board – You are to pick 3 either horizontally, vertically or diagonally. 

 

 

 

World War I

Poster

 

 

Report of Women’s

Roles in WWI

 

Write a 3 page biography on one of the following;

Harry Truman

President Wilson

General Pershing

 

 

 

Write a report about the

effect of submarine

warfare on WWI and

how it affected the US

decision to enter WWI

Write an essay about

the pros and cons

about the Unites

States entering

WWI

Create a poem or a

song.  If you choose

a song, you will have

to write the music and the words

 

Create a political

cartoon about World

War I.

 

Write a report about

the role African

Americans played

in WWI 

Imagine you are a

soldier either going

to France or already

there in a battle and

write a letter home

to your family or a

friend

Full explanation of the assessment method and/or scoring guide:

Scoring Guide for WWI Choice Board

 

 

Great thought  and effort given to the three parts chosen, requirements met for all parts and done in a very careful, creative, and thoughtful manner.                   

 

                                                Points earned                          50

 

 

Very good thought and effort given to the three parts chosen, requirements met for all parts and done in a careful, creative, and thoughtful manner

 

                                                Points earned                          45

 

Good thought and effort given to the three parts chosen, requirements met for all parts and done in a careful, creative, and thoughtful manner

 

                                                Points earned                          40

 

 

Some thought and effort given to the three parts chosen, most requirements were met for all parts and done in a fairly careful, creative and fairly thoughtful manner

 

                                                Points earned                          35

 

 

Some thought and effort given to the three parts chosen, requirements for project missing, and done in a less than careful, creative and thoughtful manner

 

                                                Points earned                          30

 

Did not do the project                                                                 0