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World Wars I and II plus Forms of Government Around the World

World Wars I and II plus Forms of Government Around the World


Document-based questions teach students to think like historians! Students learn to analyze and interpret a variety of sources, make connections between sources, bring in their own outside knowledge, and communicate their findings. Incorporates ELA/literacy requirements into social studies!

Gallopade’s Document-Based Questions series breaks down the DBQ process into smaller, scaffolded steps:

1. First, students learn to analyze individual primary and secondary sources using guided text-based and primary source-based questions.

2. Next, students apply higher-order thinking skills to read for information, compare and contrast, identify causes and effects, categorize information, arrange events into chronological order, identify point of view and purpose, and much more!

3. As students complete the critical-thinking activities on each individual page, they develop a deeper understanding of the social studies topic being covered.

4. Finally, students use these same sources to answer a big-picture DBQ question!

How this book helps:

• Students learn about a variety of social studies topics!
• Students build their inquiry and critical-thinking skills!
• Students improve their writing skills!
• Students learn to make conclusions and form opinions!
• Students learn to cite evidence to support their conclusions!
• Students learn to effectively communicate their conclusions to others!

Reproducible pages! Adds rigor to instruction!

Table of Contents

World War I
Archduke Franz Ferdinand
Allied and Central Powers
Sinking of the Lusitania
Trench Warfare
Life in the Trenches
I Want YOU for U.S. Army
Christmas Truce
Important Battles of WWI
Food Will Win the War
Gas Masks
Fourteen Points
Treaty of Versailles
Europe During and After WWI

World War II
World War II Begins
Chamberlain’s Speech
Attack on Pearl Harbor
Dig on for Victory
Rosie the Riveter
Day in Infamy Speech
Tuskegee Airmen
Iwo Jima
The Holocaust
Atomic Bomb Decision
VE & VJ Day

Forms of Government
What Is Government?
Limited & Unlimited Powers
Forms of Democracy
Athenian & U.S. Democracy
Forms of Monarchy
Protecting Citizens’ Rights
Monarchs and Peasants
Democratic Revolution
Dictator Quotations
Forms of Oligarchy
Government on the Bus
Voter Responsibility
More Forms of Government!
Systems of Government
Name that Government!

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This title was added to our catalog on November 21, 2018.