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Grades 6-8 History: The World War I Era

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Make history come alive with this interactive virtual journey through World War I. Highlights include multisensory activities to engage your children and make history relevant to their own lives. Each chapter includes current and active links to multiple videos, readings, worksheets, charts, interactive websites, full-color high resolution graphics, and more!

Take a peek inside:
Life before the war
Causes of the war
Nationalism
Treaties and alliances
Western and Eastern fronts
The Lusitania
Life in the trenches
Music of World War I
Major battles
Armistice Day
Treaty of Versailles
Woodrow Wilson's 14 Points
Reparations and disarmament
League of Nations
The Russian Revolution
The Romanov Dynasty
Vladimir Lenin
Communism and capitalism
Life after the war
Racism, Nativism and the Red Scare
The Roaring Twenties
The Harlem Renaissance
Henry Ford and automation
and much more!

All activities in this unit study are presented in an easy to follow format with an active and updated web link. Click on the link and the best resources on the World Wide Web appear for your children. The links bring the world to your children by providing streaming videos, interactive web sites, educational games, audio files, and more. At Intellego Unit Studies, we believe in the varied learning styles and multiple intelligences of every child. That's why all of our unit studies include reading and writing activities, videos, art, music, comparisons, drawing and painting, discussions, hands-on activities, art projects, full-color high resolution graphics, printable activity pages, and more!

Target ages: 11-14
Average time to complete: 60 hours

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January 7th, 2015
This is a very comprehensive unit with very many resources. It clearly states it is a virtual journey. I am planning a unit for a small group of students (6) in a setting where they do not all have access to a computer, nor do we have Smart Boards. [...]
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December 31st, 2012
I 'm very pleased with this Unit Study, it's been a lot of fun. Were not completely finished with it but, I would recommend this to other homeschoolers. I can't wait to start the next unit study on World War ll. I love all the extra's... Movie clips, [...]
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