World War I - June 28

Exploring History

Tuesday, June 28, 2022

Today is International Lightning Safety Day, National Tapioca Day, and Paul Bunyan Day.

June is Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Pride Month; National Oceans Month; National Rivers Month; and National Caribbean-American Heritage Month

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Today's Theme:  




Steve Miller Band - Fly Like an Eagle - LISTEN
Sesame Street - Put Down the Ducky - LISTEN

THEME: World War I

  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Finding Your Roots - Seth Meyers: The Battle of Passchendaele, World War I (3:51) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - The Roosevelts: Rough Riders During World War I (3:45) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - DPLA Primary Source Sets - World War I: America Heads to War - READ and VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - DPLA Primary Source Sets - Exploring America's Entry Into World War I - READ and VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - DPLA Primary Source Sets - African American Soldiers in World War I - READ and VIEW
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS Video - History in a Nutshell - World War I (7:13) - VIEW
  • Grades 7-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - Library of Congress: Teaching with Primary Source Sets - Poison! Chemical Weapons in World War I - READ, VIEW, DO
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia - American Experience - The Great War Collection 9 Videos - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia  - Crash Course - How World War I Started - VIEW
  • Grades 9-12 - NHPBS LearningMedia  - Crash Course - Who Started World War I - VIEW

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