World War I: Think-Tac-Toe Project
For your 2 mini-project of the quarter, you will choose 3 of the tasks below and complete them
by March 31. (You can turn it in early, too!) You will have one full block to work on this project
on March 17 and a ½ block on March 25 but you will likely need to work on it on your own as
well. This project is worth 100 points. List any sources you use, other than your textbook. Make
sure that all of your products are creatively and neatly done-create something to be proud of!
1. Make a timeline of 5 key 2. Choose a poem written by a 3. Make a crossword puzzle
events during World War I. WWI soldier. Create an using vocabulary terms,
Your events must be related to illustration for that poem. people, events, or battles from
a common theme and your Poems from WWI can be World War I. Your crossword
timeline should have a title. found here: needs to have at least 20
Each event should have a 1-2 http://www.firstworldwar.com/poetsa terms. You must also make
sentence description. Some ndprose/index.htm the answer key.
possible themes are:
-Major Battles on the Western Your finished product should
Front be a sheet of paper that
Or includes both the illustration
-Major Events Involving the AND the poem.
Or you can choose your own
4. Create an original 5. Use a Venn Diagram to 6. Pretend that the United
propaganda poster. Your compare and contrast some States did not join the war.
poster can be from the aspect of World War I. Some Write 1-2 paragraphs that
perspective of any country that examples could be: explain what might have
participated in World War I. It -German military vs. French happened. When would the
can be in color or black and military war have ended? Who would
white. Or have won? How would the
-British Homefront vs. US results have been different?
Homefront This may be typed or
Or you can choose your own
categories. Be sure you have
multiple items in the
comparing and contrasting
section of the diagram.
7. Create a comic strip about 8. Write a short biography of 9. Find a political cartoon
the Russian Revolution. It one of the major leaders about the Treaty of Versailles.
should have 5-8 panels, and during the World War I era. Print it out, and write a short
include accurate historical Your choices include: analysis of the cartoon:
facts, people, and events. It
can be in color or in black and -Kaiser Wilhelm II -What is the cartoon showing?
white. -Woodrow Wilson Name 3 important details
-David Lloyd George -Does the cartoon have any
-Georges Clemenceau symbols? What are they and
-Tsar Nicholas II what do they stand for?
-V.I. Lenin -Is there a caption? What does
Your biography should be 2-3 -What is the message of the
paragraphs long and include a cartoon?
list of any sources you used.
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